Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away is an Australian made-for-television movie that aired on 21 February 2011 on the Nine Network. It is the third of four television movies in the Underbelly Files series, the other three being Tell Them Lucifer was Here, Infiltration, and Chopper. It recounts the true story of British-Australian drug smuggler David McMillan, the only man ever to escape from Bangkok's Klong Prem prison.
|Underbelly Files: The Man Who Got Away|
|Written by||Kris Mrksa|
|Directed by||Cherie Nowlan|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|Running time||1 hour 28 minutes|
|Original network||Nine Network|
|Preceded by||Underbelly Files: Infiltration|
|Followed by||Underbelly Files: Chopper|
The Man Who Got Away tells the true story of British-Australian drug smuggler David McMillan. McMillan came from a privileged background, but chose a life of crime, which put him on Interpol's Top Ten Most Wanted list. The love of his life was also his partner in crime, Clelia Vigano. Together McMillan and Vigano were an unstoppable force, or so they thought.
- Toby Schmitz as David McMillan
- Claire van der Boom as Clelia Vigano
- Jeremy Sims as Tony Moynihan
- Aaron Jeffery as Geoff Leyland
- Nicholas Eadie
- Brendan Cowell
- Freya Stafford
- Josh Lawson as Michael Sullivan
- John Orcsik
- Heather Mitchell
- Deidre Rubenstein
- Aaron Jakubenko as cop #1
- Toby Wallace
- William Zappa
The Man Who Got Away aired on 21 February 2011 at 8:30pm and attracted an audience of 1.015 million viewers which ranked it the #9 rating show for that night. However it was down from the previous two Underbelly telemovies and is the lowest figure for a Underbelly telemovie or episode of the shows franchise.
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