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Director:
Writers:
Nash Edgerton (written by) &
David Michôd (written by)
Contact:
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Release Date:
9 April 2010 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye.
Plot:
Some people make ignorant choices that harm others, yet never seem to suffer the consequences themselves - until they do. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
15 wins & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
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Roald Dahl would be proud of this tale of the unexpected... See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Nash Edgerton ... Jack

Mirrah Foulkes ... Jill

Chum Ehelepola ... Gas Station Attendant

Bruno Xavier ... Gas Station Attendant

David Michôd ... Hit Driver
Sebastian Dickins ... Concerned Pedestrian
Tony Lynch ... Paramedic

Joel Edgerton ... Paramedic

Ashley Fairfield ... Police Officer

Directed by
Nash Edgerton 
 
Writing credits
Nash Edgerton (written by) &
David Michôd (written by)

Produced by
Nicole O'Donohue .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ben Lee (original music by)
 
Cinematography by
Greig Fraser (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Luke Doolan 
Nash Edgerton 
 
Casting by
Kirsty McGregor 
 
Production Design by
Alex Holmes 
Elizabeth Mary Moore 
 
Costume Design by
Jodie Fried 
 
Makeup Department
Katherine Brown .... makeup artist
Paul Katte .... special makeup effects artist
Wizzy Molineaux .... hair stylist
Wizzy Molineaux .... makeup artist
Nick Nicolaou .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Roslyn Baker .... production manager
Richard Montgomery .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve E. Andrews .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Gaetano Lagana .... painter
Ross Perkin .... storyboard artist
Megan Riakos .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Jack Friedman .... boom operator
Mario Peligrino .... sound recordist
Paul Pirola .... sound designer
Paul Pirola .... sound mixer
Andy Wright .... adr engineer
 
Visual Effects by
Art Guglielmo .... digital compositor
Peter Logarusic .... compositor
Guy T. Paquin .... compositor (as Guy T. Paquin)
Mike Seymour .... visual effects supervisor
Jimmy Shen .... visual effects assistant
 
Stunts
Sebastian Dickins .... stunts
Nash Edgerton .... stunts
Ashley Fairfield .... stunts
Tony Lynch .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alina Gozin'a .... still photographer
Adam Kuiper .... key grip
Jasmine Lord .... clapper loader
Carl Mullin .... grip
Ben Plant .... clapper loader
Kate Rose .... focus puller
Brad Shield .... additional director of photography
Spencer Susser .... second camera
Lionel Tozer .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Bec Cubitt .... post-production coordinator
Al Hansen .... digital intermediate colorist
Sandra Licina .... title design
Emma McCleave .... assistant editor
Justin McDonald .... telecine operator
Christine Trodd .... senior colorist
 
Location Management
Jack Kain .... location manager
 
Other crew
Tony Gibbs .... insurance broker
Sotiri Sotiropoulos .... safety officer
 
Thanks
Annie Beauchamp .... personal thanks
Ben Briand .... personal thanks
Ray Brown .... personal thanks
Ana Candela .... thanks
Luke Davies .... personal thanks
Zoë Finch .... thanks
Ross Finlay .... thanks
Rob Hislop .... thanks
Clayton Jacobson .... personal thanks
Rita Kalnejais .... personal thanks
Lana Kim .... special thanks
Ewen Leslie .... personal thanks
Lucia Nicolai .... thanks
Norman Parkhill .... personal thanks
Jeremy Saunders .... personal thanks
Rick Schweikert .... special thanks
Brett Sheerin .... personal thanks
Dan Single .... personal thanks
Louise Smith .... personal thanks
Chris Wheeler .... personal thanks (as Chris Wheeler - a.k.a. The Film Pope)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some startling violent images
Runtime:
9 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Soundtrack:
Make your moveSee more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Roald Dahl would be proud of this tale of the unexpected..., 14 August 2011
Author: Jack Keane from United Kingdom

While this film may only be 9 minutes long, believe me when I say that in this tiny window of a running time, Nash Edgerton packs in a couple of narrative punches that are so shocking, startling, bizarre and downright macabre, that they must be seen to be believed. I would really, really, really, ridiculously like to tell you what those narrative punches are, but the less you know going into "Spider," the better. (The surprise is half of the desired effect.) What I will say in this review is pretty much what every other reviewer has and will say about this, which is basically just giving you a basic outline of what "Spider" is about...at least, to start with. (Like I said: the surprise is definitive.) The film begins in a car, and with us meeting the main characters of the film: a couple known as Jack and Jill. (This should give you an indication of how this is sort of a twisted play on the original nursery rhyme.) Jack has done something to Jill before the film's begun that has made her rather peeved with him. In a matter of a couple of lines of dialogue, we learn that Jack is rather the practical joker - the kind of prankster that goes way too far in his attempts to have a laugh. Jill, it would seem, has had enough. The strained couple are in the middle of driving to - and then arrive at - a petrol station for gas. As Jill leaves Jack to sit in the car to fill up her car, leaving him to ponder how he can make her smile for him again, Jack gets out of the car and enters the kiosk. It is here that Jack buys several items with which he hopes he can reconciliate with Jill. But little does he know the dramatic effect that one of these items in particular will soon have on both him and Jill... But I can tell you no more after that. By looking on this IMDb page for "Spider," you may be able to glean some clues as to what happens by the film's end. (The tagline alone is more important than how it might first appear...) Other than that, though, you should go into this with as little information as possible. For example, I came across this film very late last night on Channel 4, alongside another short film called "Incident By A Bank" (also recommended). I had no idea what it was about, nor knew anything about it beforehand, but this similar treatment of the short films shown late at night on Channel 4 lead me to another great short film just days before this one, called "One Minute Past Midnight" (also very highly recommended), so I gave "Spider" a shot, and it was worth it. So, if you find yourself able to watch this through whatever means you've found to be able to watch it, do so immediately...because your jaw will hit the floor and you will be positively gobsmacked...TWICE.

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