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The Memory Box

Episode 1
Aus: Tue, January 01, 2019 (Stan)
Written by Glen Dolman
Directed by John Curran

One year after a devastating flood kills five locals in an idyllic country town, a mysterious new plant appears with the power to restore their youth. It’s a gift powerful beyond wildest imaginings. A phenomenon so formidable that attempting to harness its potency means re-evaluating everything that’s important. It's a miracle some will kill to keep secret.

One year after a devastating flood kills five locals in a country town, a mysterious new plant is found growing where they died with the power to transform the residents’ lives.


  • Bryan Brown as Ray Reed
  • Jacki Weaver as Gwen Reed
  • Phoebe Tonkin as Young Gwen
  • Ryan Corr as Young Sam
  • Daniel Henshall as Dave "Griffo" Griffiths
  • Nikki Shiels as Tina Griffiths
  • John Stanton as Max McKinnon
  • Rod Mullinar as Tommy Brydon
  • Anne Charleston as Loris Webb
  • Terry Norris as Herb Webb
  • Thomas Fisher as Isaac Langlan
  • Tessa Rose as Vivian North
  • Genevieve Morris as Rhonda Stokes
  • Usha Cornish as Farida Korrapati
  • Maria Mercedes as Margot
  • Thomas Ersatz as Shane
  • Syd Brisbane as Mayor Patrick Nemaric
  • Freddie Curry as Alfie
  • Dave Palmer as Local 1
  • Graeme Johnstone as Local 2
  • Sarah Spaven as Mum
  • Deanna Ortuso as Mum's Friend
  • Lee Beckhurst as Supervisor
  • Andrew Cullimore as Officer
  • Rosco Campbell as Car Owner
  • John Dolman as Father Brett Adelstone