A woman becomes the advocate for an Iranian detainee and develops a complex relationship with him that threatens her marriage.
Director: Tony Ayres
Cast: Claudia Karvan, Andy Rodoreda and Osamah Sami
Awards: Winner of 2010 Logie Award Silver: Most Oustranding Actress - Claudia Karvan
Amir Ali claims to be an Iranian student persecuted by his government but the Department of Immigration dispute his identity. When Julia Weston meets Amir on a visit to a detention centre, he is severely depressed and close to deportation. Julia throws herself obsessively into Amir's case, causing friction between her and her husband, Peter. Julia eventually frees the young Iranian man and he moves in with the married couple. As Julia helps Amir adjust to ordinary life, she finds herself increasingly attracted to this handsome, damaged young man. But she also starts to see the subtle cracks in Amir's story. Is he really who he claims he is? Or does he have a darker, more dangerous history?
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