Series 1 Episode 1
First Broadcast: 10.05PM Mon 1 October 2012

Natasha Owen Jones has never met her brother Morgan. Both siblings were adopted by different families before they even knew each other.

Natasha has spent two decades searching for her brother and in 2011 she finally tracked him down to a prison in America where he is serving a 99-year sentence for murder.

Natasha decides to fly to Minnesota to meet the family she never knew she had and come face to face with her brother, in a visiting room at the Minnesota State Correctional Facility.

On her journey Natasha meets Morgan's adoptive mother Joyce and his sister Rachel, and slowly pieces together the missing years.

This First Cut film is about an extraordinary emotional encounter and asks whether blood really is thicker than water.

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First Cut follows the journey of a woman searching for a brother she has never met, who finally tracks him down to a prison in America where he is serving a 99-year sentence for murder