A grieving detective is tasked with solving the murder of a woman's ex husband, with their daughter as the prime suspect. As he goes deeper into the mystery, he discovers a connection between the case, and an accident that took the life of his former lover months ago.
When a man's body is found, the lead detective suspects his estranged daughter is the killer. Investigating further, he finds a connection between the current case and the one his ex-partner and lover died obsessively pursuing, sending him on a quest to solve both cases, and protect the innocent girl who is likely to take the fall.
A grieving detective commences a murder investigation seemingly unrelated to the one his pregnant girlfriend was conducting when she committed suicide. Soon enough, he realizes the cases might be connected, and finds himself unraveling the murky secrets of the victim’s troubled family which might be protecting an elusive serial killer.
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Cop/FBI/CIA, Dark, Detective, Dysfunctional Family, Film, Film Noir, Mainstream (studio), Murder, Psychological Thriller
The Black Daliah, Mommie Dearest, Sunset Boulevard, Top of the Lake (TV), The Killing (TV), Law and Order SVU (TV), Stoker, Every Secret Thing, The Secret In Their Eyes (Argentina)
Present, Several Weeks, with various Flashbacks
100% Dunedin, New Zealand including a police station, several apartment buildings, a cabin, a motel, an auto repair shop, a bank, a gas station, a ferry station,a ferry, a restaurant, a diner, a lake, a mountainside, a steep residential street, an alleyway, and various streets
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Detective TRACEY-ANN PETERSON (35), pregnant and alone at a cabin, sees a news reporter showing the death of MEGAN BROWN (16), who was a witness in the unsolved death of CHLOE SHAW (16), a case that Tracey-Ann is investigating. She calls partner Detective VINCENT ZAMBRANO (39), expressing shock and fear over the news. She’s notices that she’s bleeding, and in fear, leaves the cabin. Just as Vincent drives up to meet her, she crashes her car over the side of a cliff and dies. Later, Vincent burns Tracey-Ann’s boxes of notes, evidence, and pictures. It’s clear that the two were involved, and that he doesn’t want to endure the pain of pursuing her case. Several months later, Vincent and current partner CHRISTIE SHEPARD (35) investigate the murder of DAVYN THORBURN (52). Vincent remembers him as someone who provided a lead in the Chloe Shaw case, but nothing came of it. Vincent and Christie soon suspect Davyn’s daughter MONICA THORBURN (22), with whom he had a meeting set at the time of his death. Vincent go to Monica’s home, where her mother ISABEL THORBURN (41), Davyn’s ex-wife, and uptight sister LEAH THORBURN (20), live. Isabel and her daughters have a disturbing,...