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The Slap 

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Series (2015– )
A once happy family suddenly begins to fall apart following a seemingly minor incident in which a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child.
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Series cast summary:
Brian Cox ...  Manolis 8 episodes, 2015
Melissa George ...  Rosie 8 episodes, 2015
Lucas Hedges ...  Ritchie 8 episodes, 2015
Marin Ireland ...  Sandi 8 episodes, 2015
Makenzie Leigh ...  Connie 8 episodes, 2015
Thandie Newton ...  Aisha 8 episodes, 2015
Zachary Quinto ...  Harry 8 episodes, 2015
Thomas Sadoski ...  Gary 8 episodes, 2015
Peter Sarsgaard ...  Hector 8 episodes, 2015
Uma Thurman ...  Anouk 8 episodes, 2015
Dylan Schombing ...  Hugo 8 episodes, 2015
Victor Garber ...  Narrator 8 episodes, 2015
Maria Tucci ...  Koula 7 episodes, 2015
Khalid Alzouma ...  Adam 7 episodes, 2015
Owen Tanzer ...  Rocco 6 episodes, 2015
Michael Nouri ...  Thanassis 5 episodes, 2015
Ellen Adair ...  ADA Bridget Saltire / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Ashley Aufderheide ...  Melissa 3 episodes, 2015
Haley Rawson ...  Kiki Bleifer 3 episodes, 2015
Jen Ponton ...  Janice 3 episodes, 2015
Blanca Camacho 3 episodes, 2015
Penn Badgley ...  Jamie 2 episodes, 2015
Molly Price ...  Fiona 2 episodes, 2015
Nancy Sun ...  June 2 episodes, 2015
Alma Cuervo ...  Judge Leguillou 2 episodes, 2015
Sofia Regan Sofia Regan ...  Melody 2 episodes, 2015
Kelly AuCoin ...  Tony 2 episodes, 2015
Julian Leong ...  Linus 2 episodes, 2015
Dillon Mathews Dillon Mathews ...  Art Gallery Attendee / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Adam Wade McLaughlin ...  Mr. Grenier 2 episodes, 2015
Derek Michalak ...  Detective Mulrooney 2 episodes, 2015
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A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core values of all who are pulled into it. Written by TG

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One moment will change a family forever.

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12 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Needed a slap!
14 February 2015 | by MooniePinkslipSee all my reviews

The original Australian version of this series was brilliant. It worked in Australia, too, as most Aussies *would* slap that child---a horrid, spoiled, undisciplined little brat whose parents---most especially the idiot mother---needed a slap more than the child. But I'm not sure how America will react: will be interesting to watch, as the country were at the forefront of the "never slap a child" nonsense. The mixture of personalities and reactions in the series is good, but while initially you want to see particular characters dealt with harshly, as the stories unfold you see their more vulnerable sides and find yourself supporting them. Only exceptional direction and writing can do that, and this has both. The Aussie series had brilliant actors too, particularly the mother played by Melissa George in both the Aussie series and this one. She really did capture the self-righteous mother routine.


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