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One to catch: Australian Crime Drama The Straits comes to Hulu (VIDEO)

By April MacIntyre Dec 12, 2012, 0:53 GMT

One to catch: Australian Crime Drama The Straits comes to Hulu (VIDEO)

Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia\'s Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama series.

Tune in alert for the Australian series that's never been seen in the U.S., but will air exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus this Saturday, Dec. 15 called "The Straits."

It's a dark humored drama that follows a family of gunrunners and drug smugglers living in crime paradise. My kind of people!

Premise

Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia's Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama series.

The Montebellos are not your average Australian family. Modern day smugglers, their family business is transporting drugs into Australia, and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use of ties of blood and loyalty in the Torres Strait Islands.

When Harry, the head of the family, starts to plan his succession he sparks a vicious family power struggle. However, under attack from ambitious bikies and mercurial Papua New Guinea raskols, the family must hold together through torture, assassination and imprisonment. 10x55min

 

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