True Colours


Rarriwuy Hick plays Detective Toni Alma who is assigned to investigate a suspicious car accident in Perdar Theendar, the Aboriginal community she left as a child and has had little to do with over the years.

The beauty of Aboriginal art and the sometimes-devious practices in the global art market take Detective Toni Alma on an epic hunt for a killer.

Spanning her small Northern Territory community and art galleries across the globe, this is a murder mystery like no other, exploring culture, community and the very human pursuit of identity and belonging.


Episode guide

Episode 1

Detective Toni Alma has to go back to her childhood town of Perdar Theendar, to investigate a suspicious car accident

Episode 2



Rarriwuy Hick - Detective Toni Alma
Warren H. Williams - Officer Samuel
Luke Arnold - Nick
Errol Shand - Bull
Emilie de Ravin
Trisha Morton Thomas
Ben Oxenbould - Gingerbread Man
Miranda Otto - Isabelle
Rosalie Kumalie Riley - Thelma
Kurt Abbott - Brendan Alma
Isabella Turner - Vivienne Alma
Natalie Peperill - Jacinta Alma
Warren ‘Wazza’ Williams - X-Man
Grant Wallace - Broderick Jones
Janaya Kopp - Mariah Cawood
Martin McMillan
Siobhan Breaden - Fantasia
Genise Williams
Keenan Mitchell - Keithy Jones
Stella McMillan
Rosario Young - Grace
Waylon Dixon
Jane Hall - Uzma
Andrea Moor - Kirstin
Valerie Berry - Natasha Lee
Release dates
12 June 2022 - World Premiere at the Syndey Film Festival
4 July 2022 - Premiere on SBS and NITV
M - Mature

Shot on location at the Macdonnell Ranges, east of Mparntwe (Alice Springs).

In English and Arrernte with English subtitles.

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