The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - News -

THIS fan­tas­ti­cal world of the Tide­landers (a lit­tle mer­maid, a lit­tle mys­tic) has been scripted to lure in those fans of genre dra­mas like and

Peter O’Brien’s char­ac­ter Bill Sen­telle sets up the mys­tery sur­round­ing these fringe dwellers: “in the wa­ters came an­gels of death, beau­teous and cruel. And by those pale hands, many men per­ished.” The mes­meris­ing Elsa Pataky as­sumes lead­er­ship of the group of half-hu­mans, half-wa­ter sirens, who live as out­casts.

Char­lotte Best (pic­tured), as for­mer ju­ve­nile delin­quent Cal McTeer, re­turns to her home town af­ter a 10-year stint in de­ten­tion; con­fronted by this new world of mur­der and mys­tery. Will she be lured to the tribe, or re­sist their mag­netism?

Look out for strong sup­port­ing per­fo­mances by Dustin Clare, Jacek Ko­man and Aaron Jakubenko.

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