Cape Town

Cape Town (also known as Mat Joubert) is a South African-German produced TV-series based on the novel Dead Before Dying by author Deon Meyer.


Cop Mat Joubert is devastated following the murder of his wife, who also worked for the police. He now spends his time drinking and contemplating suicide. When he gets back to work, Mat discovers he has been partnered with a new colleague and has to investigate the murders of several men, all shot with the same German weapon. Meanwhile, elsewhere in Cape Town, young female models are being drugged, raped and murdered.


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    genre drama
    keywords cape town contemplating suicide drink drug murder