New Gold Mountain: Season 1

New Gold Mountain: Season 1

New Gold Mountain: Season 1

Yoson An (Mulan) and Alyssa Sutherland (Vikings) lead this Australian Western series set in 1857, centred on a charismatic headman of a Chinese mining camp. When a European woman turns up dead, the murder is soon to be linked to the Chinese community, forcing the headman to maintain the fragile peace between his miners and the European miners.

2021Australia
DramaWesternHistorical

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
13 October 2021

Propriety

This four-part series tells the as-yet untold true story of the Australian gold rush, from the perspective of Chinese miners who risked everything for a chance at unlikely wealth in a strange land.
EPISODE 1.2
13 October 2021

Righteousness

Shing finds himself facing sudden dangers on two fronts, from both European and Chinese. On the European side, the mysterious 'red haired one-eared man' has witnessed him with the white woman's body.

EPISODE 1.3
24 October 2021

Shame

Haunted by the possibility his brother Sun is involved in Annie's death, Shing hides his suspicions while urgently trying to find the truth. Meanwhile, Lei gets closer to uncovering Shing's betrayal.

EPISODE 1.4
24 October 2021

Integrity

Lei strikes a deal with Shing to keep the secret gold seam operation running. Meanwhile, Tom is dragged into prison and pinned for Annie's murder.

New Gold Mountain: Season 1 / Reviews

The Guardian

The Guardian

(This) lush neo-western takes a new route through gold rush Australia...

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ABC

ABC

New Gold Mountain deftly uses its murder mystery to wrestle a multi-armed story of prejudice.

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The Conversation

The Conversation

Beautifully shot and evenly paced...

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Screenhub

Screenhub

Spending time absorbed in underrepresented stories like this is something like finding buried treasure.

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