This 2010 telefeature is based on the true crime story of South African-born Dr Colin Bouwer (played by Mark Mitchinson), who used his medical knowledge to poison and kill his wife Annette. A Dunedin doctor and policeman foiled his plot to get away with murder. Directed by Peter Burger (Until Proven Innocent), Bloodlines won gongs for actors Mitchinson and Craig Hall at the 2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards, and nominations for Burger's direction, Donna Malane and Paula Boock's script, and the work of actor Nathalie Boltt.
Do you have a use for insulin in your practice doctor?– Policeman Brett Roberts (Will Hall) to Colin Bouwers (Mark Mitchinson)
Made with funding from NZ On Air
Music composed and performed by The Nutrients (Luke Buda and Conrad Wedde)
Waltz from Coppelia composed by Léo Delibes, performed by the New Philharmonia Orchestra