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Black Sheep -- An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm.

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Director:
Writer:
Jonathan King (written by)
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Release Date:
29 March 2007 (New Zealand) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Get ready for the Violence of the Lambs! See more »
Plot:
An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 5 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(35 articles)
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User Reviews:
Damn fine film. See more (148 total) »

Cast

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Nathan Meister ... Henry Oldfield

Peter Feeney ... Angus Oldfield
Danielle Mason ... Experience
Tammy Davis ... Tucker

Oliver Driver ... Grant

Tandi Wright ... Doctor Rush
Glenis Levestam ... Mrs. Mac

Nick Blake ... Taxi Driver
Matthew Chamberlain ... Oliver Oldfield (as Matt Chamberlain)
Nick Fenton ... Young Henry
Eli Kent ... Young Angus
Sam Clarke ... Young Tucker
Richard Chapman ... Muldoon
Louis Sutherland ... Winston
Ian Harcourt ... Brash

James Ashcroft ... Prebble

Mick Rose ... Mike
Kevin McTurk ... Weresheep
Lucy Briant ... Investor
Justin B. Carter ... Investor (as Justin Carter)
Deana Elvins ... Investor

Luke Hawker ... Investor

Jono Manks ... Investor (as Jono Marks)
Lewis Rowe ... Investor
Peter Rutherford ... Investor
Matthew Saville ... Investor
Richard Whiteside ... Investor
Min Windle ... Investor

Tim Wong ... Investor

Directed by
Jonathan King 
 
Writing credits
Jonathan King (written by)

Produced by
Philippa Campbell .... producer
Judith Trye .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Victoria Kelly 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Bluck 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Plummer 
 
Casting by
Liz Mullane 
 
Production Design by
Kim Sinclair 
 
Art Direction by
Simon Bright 
 
Set Decoration by
Tanea Chapman 
 
Costume Design by
Pauline Bowkett 
 
Makeup Department
Debra Ashton .... additional makeup artist
Hayley Atherton .... makeup assistant
Katherine Brown .... special makeup effects artist
Debra East .... makeup supervisor
Dave Elsey .... Creature Make Up Supervisor
Lou Elsey .... Creature Effects Fabrication & Hair Supervisor
Davina Lamont .... special makeup effects artist
Samantha Lyttle .... special makeup effects technician
Angela Mooar .... additional makeup artist
Jess Reedy .... prosthettic makeup and hair artist
Emily Sturrock .... Hair technician - Weta workshop
 
Production Management
Rosemary Dority .... post-production supervisor
Emily Ireland .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sarah Lowe .... second assistant director
Joe Nolan .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Brett Blenkin .... carpenter
Greg Broadmore .... concept designer
Vanessa Cole .... assistant art director
Sean Golding .... paint hand
Neil Kirkland .... construction manager
Alastair Maher .... head scenic
Eileen McCann .... set finisher
Francie McGirr .... art runner
Christian Pearce .... concept artist
Nick Riera .... on-set carpenter
Sarah Weinberg .... stand-by props
Gillian West-Walker .... set dresser
Ben Whale .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Phil Burton .... temp mixer
Gethin Creagh .... re-recording mixer
Chris Hiles .... sound recordist
Greg Junovich .... score engineer
Gilbert Lake .... re-recording mixer
Matthew Lambourn .... sound effects editor
Robyn McFarlane .... foley recordist
Carolyn McLaughlin .... foley artist
Tim Prebble .... sound designer
Nigel Scott .... adr engineer
Sam Spicer .... boom operator
Chris Todd .... dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Steven Boyle .... special effects makeup artist
Marion Davey .... creature effects coordinator: Weta Workshop
Ryk Fortuna .... special effects makeup
Ryk Fortuna .... special effects technician
Chris Guise .... designer
Iain Hutton .... armourer
Iain Hutton .... special effects technician
Phil McLaren .... special effects technician
Kevin McTurk .... special effects makeup: Weta Workshop
Gayle Munro .... production manager: Weta Workshop
Richard Taylor .... special effects
Paul Tobin .... designer
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Ashton .... scanning and recording technician: Weta Digital
Nick Booth .... scanning and recording supervisor: Weta Digital
Mara Bryan .... visual effects producer
Elika Burns .... roto/paint supervisor: CIS Hollywood
David Hampton .... scanning and recording technician: Weta Digital
Stephen Karl .... visual effects artist
George Port .... visual effects supervisor: PRPVFX
Abigail Scollay .... digital compositor
Jon Thorsen .... visual effects
Pania Williams .... compositor
Pete Williams .... scanning and recording manager: Weta Digital
Carol Petrie .... visual effects artist: PRPVFX Limited (uncredited)
George Ritchie .... visual effects artist: PRPVFX Limited (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Justin B. Carter .... stunts
Augie Davis .... stunt coordinator
Winham Hammond .... stunts
Tim McLachlan .... stunt double
Tim Wong .... assistant stunt coordinator
Tim Wong .... fight coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Brown .... gaffer
Jamie Couper .... lighting technician
Dion Hartley .... key grip
Garth Michael .... second assistant camera
Matt Tuffin .... epk camera operator
Steve Unwin .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chantelle Bowkett .... costume assistant
Pauline Laws .... head pattern maker
Julie Zavala Ron .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Clare Burlinson .... digital intermediate colorist
David Hollingsworth .... telecine colorist
Shanon Moratti .... digital intermediate editor
Jon Newell .... digital intermediate manager
Nicola Spencer .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Jock Fyfe .... location manager
 
Music Department
Brendon Morrow .... assistant music engineer
 
Transportation Department
Richard Cuthbert .... cast driver
Spencer Faulkner .... swing driver
Andrew Hastings .... transportation
 
Other crew
Anne Chamberlain .... unit publicist
James Delaney .... animal trainer
Caroline Girdlestone .... animal trainer
Thea Govorko .... production secretary
Matthew Grainger .... script consultant
Cale Hetariki .... production assistant
Veronique Lawrence .... script supervisor
Andy Wickens .... lab liaison
Brigitte Yorke .... production coordinator
Rose-Marie Salmon .... craft service (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Peter Jackson .... thanks
Terry Rossio .... thanks
Joan Scheckel .... with thanks to
Jamie Selkirk .... thanks
Michael Stephens .... thanks
 

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87 min
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Trivia:
Director Cameo: [ Jonathan King]The man who is pulled down by a sheep while trying to find his car keys.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Grant the Weresheep attacks the people in the house, the digital clock in the background goes from 3:12 to 3:11 in a later scene.See more »
Quotes:
Tucker:If it wasn't for my gumboot!See more »
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173 out of 202 people found the following review useful.
Damn fine film., 25 May 2007
Author: OnewithTheClaws from Wellington, New Zealand

After reading an extremely negative review of this, which COMPLETELY missed the point, I thought I'd write a far more 'accurate' review. In my opinion, this is one of the best of this type of horror movie i've seen. It's right up there with Peter Jackson's early work and Evil Dead. All the negative things the other reviewer was saying, the poor dialogue, and acting, the unrealistic effects, were deliberate, after all, the effects were done by highly skilled and trained effects people at WETA Workshops - who of course did Lord of The Rings. It is a horror comedy packed with clichés and subtle allusions, and full of New Zealand humour, which i concede probably doesn't translate well internationally. NZ is primarily a farming nation, we're a huge exporter of lamb, Farming is a huge part of our culture, and this blends that with our history of offbeat, slightly dark, and idiosyncratic cinema. It is a clever, quintessentially kiwi, homage to such previously mentioned horror comedies (or comedic horrors). That's what i like about it, it is a lot cleverer than it looks. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the film. If you like Peter Jackson's early stuff, you'll like this. Just don't expect it to be s***-your-pants scary.

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