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      The Slap

      2011 1 Season Drama Action List
      67% Avg. Tomatometer 45 Reviews 49% Avg. Audience Score 50+ Ratings Based on the novel by Christos Tsiolkas, this drama explores how a single event can cause significant repercussions for a group of family and friends. The event? A slap. Specifically, a man, Harry, slapping a 4-year-old boy, who is not his son, at the 40th birthday party of Harry's cousin, Hector. The incident infuriates the boys' parents, resulting in a trial where the story is told from the points of view of eight people. "The Slap," as the event comes to be known, greatly affects each character's life and, in turn, results in each character being "slapped" and forced to face truths about themselves. Read More Read Less

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      The Slap

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      Season 1 67% 2011 Details

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      Series Info

      Synopsis Based on the novel by Christos Tsiolkas, this drama explores how a single event can cause significant repercussions for a group of family and friends. The event? A slap. Specifically, a man, Harry, slapping a 4-year-old boy, who is not his son, at the 40th birthday party of Harry's cousin, Hector. The incident infuriates the boys' parents, resulting in a trial where the story is told from the points of view of eight people. "The Slap," as the event comes to be known, greatly affects each character's life and, in turn, results in each character being "slapped" and forced to face truths about themselves.
      Executive Producer
      Penny Chapman, Carole Sklan
      Screenwriter
      Brendan Cowell, Cate Shortland
      Network
      ABC Australia
      Genre
      Drama, Action
      Original Language
      English (Australia)
      Release Date
      Oct 6, 2011
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