History Series / RedfernNow

15th Oct '13 11:02:17 PM editerguy
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''Redfern Now'' is a popular Australian series which focuses on everyday trials that many of us from all walks of life can relate to - broken families, teenage rebellion, mental illness - but with a hard commitment to realism over soapboxing or melodrama, and showing things as they are (warts and all) rather than telling us how they should be.

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''Redfern Now'' is a popular Australian series which focuses on everyday trials that many of us from all walks of life can relate to - to, including broken families, teenage rebellion, and mental illness - but with a hard commitment illness. However, it commits to realism over soapboxing or melodrama, and showing things as they are (warts and all) rather than telling us how they should be.
melodrama.



Each episode focuses on a different family. It premiered on TheABC in November 2012, with ratings close to ''HomeAndAway''.

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Each episode focuses on a different family. It premiered on TheABC Creator/TheABC in November 2012, with ratings close to ''HomeAndAway''.
''HomeAndAway''. A second season will air in 2013.
6th Apr '13 8:41:16 PM EarlOfSandvich
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It paints an emotional and heartfelt picture of the inner-city struggles of [[{{Sydney}} the suburb of Redfern's]] working-class UsefulNotes/AustralianAborigines.

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It paints an emotional and heartfelt picture of the inner-city struggles of [[{{Sydney}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Sydney}} the suburb of Redfern's]] working-class UsefulNotes/AustralianAborigines.
8th Nov '12 6:49:19 AM Ckuckoo
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* {{Delinquent}} - the second episode includes the conflict between unemployed youth and a middle-class 'respectable' family.


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* LoveableRogue - Danny.


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* RacistGrandma - Corral is an Aboriginal Australian woman who is racist against all Aboriginal men, and wants her granddaughter to marry a hardworking white boy. She actually refuses to talk to her daughter because she married an Aboriginal man, and expresses distaste for Indians, people with poor English, doctors, and, in fact, almost everyone.
7th Nov '12 6:24:33 PM Ckuckoo
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Each episode focuses on a different family. It premiered on TheABC in November 2012, with ratings close to HomeAndAway.

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Each episode focuses on a different family. It premiered on TheABC in November 2012, with ratings close to HomeAndAway.
''HomeAndAway''.


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* MamaBear - Grace to her niece and nephew.
* ParentalAbandonment - Lily, though only due to her paranoid schitzophrenia.
7th Nov '12 6:21:02 PM Ckuckoo
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''Redfern Now'' is a popular Australian series which focuses on everyday trials that many of us from all walks of life can relate to - broken families, teenage rebellion, mental illness - but with a hard commitment to realism over soapboxing or melodrama, and showing things as they are (warts and all) rather than telling us how they should be.

It paints an emotional and heartfelt picture of the inner-city struggles of [[{{Sydney}} the suburb of Redfern's]] working-class UsefulNotes/AustralianAborigines.

Each episode focuses on a different family. It premiered on TheABC in November 2012, with ratings close to HomeAndAway.

!!Tropes featured include:
* BigScrewedUpFamily - in the first episode.
* DomesticAbuse - the mother to children kind, although this is because the mother is off her meds.
* DysfunctionJunction - par the course for this type of show.
* GrewASpine - Grace in the first episode.
* RuleOfThree - in the first episode, Grace goes to three sisters to ask for help looking after her niece and nephew. The third accepts the neice only, which doesn't end well.
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