n 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen William Thornhill
Sarah Snook Sal Thornhill
Lachy Hulme Thomas Blackwood
Tim Minchin Smasher
Trevor Jamieson Gumang / Grey Beard
Rory Potter Willie Thornhill
Finn Scicluna-O'Prey Dickie Thornhill
Katherine Kelly Mrs. Webb
Adrian Pickering Lavender Brother
In 1813 ex-convict Will Thornhill settles on the beautiful Hawkesbury River. But his plans are soon overshadowed by misunderstandings and conflict with the local Indigenous people.
Will's increasing desperation to hold onto 'his' land despite the resistance of the local Indigenous people, leads to his involvement in a brutal incident which will haunt him forever.