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Director:
Writers:
Maurice Gee (novel)
Matthew Grainger (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 November 2009 (Kuwait) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
"A thrilling and scary movie" See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Tom Cameron ... Theo
Sophie McBride ... Rachel

Oliver Driver ... Mr. Wilberforce
Leon Wadham ... Ricky
Chelsea McEwan Millar ... Clementine
Nathaniel Lees ... Detective Gray
Nathan Meister ... Johan / Lenart

Matthew Sunderland ... Wilberforce Drone 1
Toi Iti ... County Policeman

Bruce Hopkins ... Richard Matheson
Michaela Rooney ... Aunt Kay
Matthew Chamberlain ... Uncle Cliff
Miriama Kamo ... News Reader

Gareth Reeves ... Wilberforce Drone 2
Wayne Gordon ... Wilberforce Drone 4
Allan Smith ... Wilberforce Drone 5
Matt Gillanders ... Wilberforce Drone 6
William Johnson ... Mr. Carpenter (as Bill Johnson)
Kirsty Wilkinson ... Mr. Jones' Neighbour

Colin Moy ... Constable Green

Madeleine Sami ... Constable Wood

David Weatherley ... Desk Sergeant (as David Weatherly)
Reuben King ... Johan / Lenart Double
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sam Neill ... Mr. Jones
Jon Cummings ... Wilberforce Drone #3 (uncredited)

Directed by
Jonathan King 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Maurice Gee  novel
Matthew Grainger  screenplay
Jonathan King  screenplay

Produced by
Chris Bailey .... executive producer
Richard Fletcher .... producer
Matthew Grainger .... producer
Chris Hampson .... executive producer
Trevor Haysom .... executive producer
Jonathan King .... producer
Lisa Lambert .... executive producer
Susan Parker .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Victoria Kelly 
 
Cinematography by
Richard Bluck 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Plummer 
 
Production Design by
Ralph Davies 
Kim Sinclair 
 
Art Direction by
Nick Bassett 
Andy McLaren 
 
Set Decoration by
Verena Jonker 
 
Costume Design by
Kiri Rainey 
 
Makeup Department
Samantha Lyttle .... special makeup effects supervisor
Matthew Mills .... makeup animatronics
Jane O'Kane .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Rosemary Dority .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Liz Tan .... first assistant director
Amand Weaver .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Milton Candish .... lead set dresser
Nick Connor .... set designer
Sally Ford .... art department assistant
Antony Freeman .... sculptor
Etienne Harris .... scenic painter
Christian Pearce .... designer
Aran Sisley .... fabricator
Melissa Spicer .... property master: pre-production
Ben Whale .... set dresser
Kate Lang .... sculptor (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gethin Creagh .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Daniel .... boom operator
Emile de la Rey .... assistant dialogue editor
Buster Flaws .... adr recordist
Vedat Kiyici .... ADR recording engineer
Jörg Klaussner .... dubbing mixer
Gilbert Lake .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Lambourn .... sound effects editor
David Madigan .... production sound mixer
Robyn McFarlane .... foley recordist
Tim Prebble .... sound designer
Simon Riley .... foley editor
Hugo Tichborne .... boom operator
Chris Todd .... supervising dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Steven Boyle .... creatures designer and supervisor
Brendon Durey .... special effects supervisor
Simon Godsiff .... molding technician: Weta Workshop
Matthew G.P. Mills .... animatronics
Darren A. Mosher .... mold maker
Richard Schuler .... special effects coordinator
Philip Sharpe .... special effects makeup
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Ashton .... scanning and recording technician
Nick Booth .... scanning and recording supervisor
Nick Cattell .... matte artist
Paul Dickson .... visual effects artist
Oliver Faldo .... compositor
Paul Glubb .... visual effects coordinator
Meetal Gokul .... assistant digital colourist
Stephen Karl .... camera technical director
Sally-Ann Louisson .... visual effects coordinator
Charlie McClellan .... visual effects supervisor
Danielle Norgate .... lead compositor: 3DCGI Ltd
Emrys Plaisted .... visual effects
Gina E. Ross .... visual effects producer: 3DCGI Ltd
Stephen Roucher .... scanning and recording manager
James Schoning .... visual effects artist
John Sheils .... visual effects supervisor: 3DCGI Ltd
Stephanie Jean Staunton .... digital compositor
Caleb Thompson .... digital compositor
Meow Nutjaree Wannasri .... visual effects artist
Matt Westbrooke .... compositor
Pania Williams .... visual effects artist
Pete Williams .... scanning and recording manager
Kirstin Wright .... animator
 
Stunts
Augie Davis .... utility stunts
Clinton Elvey .... stunt double
Winham Hammond .... utility stunts
David J. Muzzerall .... utility stunts
Steve Reinsfield .... utility stunts
Allan Smith .... stunt performer
Bronson Steel .... stunt driver
Hayley Stent .... stunt double
Karen Thompson .... stunt double
Stuart Thorp .... stunt double
Mark Trotter .... stunt double
Tim Wong .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dion Anderson .... electrician/generator operator
Kane Asher .... dolly grip
Kirsty Griffin .... still photographer
Brenden Holster .... first assistant camera
Sam Dylan Irwin .... second assistant camera
Murray Milne .... underwater camera
Kerry Peck .... lighting technician
James Rua .... second assistant "a" camera
Jay Weston .... video operator
 
Animation Department
Euan Frizzell .... lead animator
Brad Lincoln .... animator
John Shearlock .... animator
 
Casting Department
Stewart Turner .... casting (as Stu Turner)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Naomi Campbell .... costume assistant
Fiona Nichols .... pattern maker
 
Editorial Department
Tracey Brown .... post producer: Park Road Post
Clare Burlinson .... digital intermediate colorist
Heidi Freeman .... first assistant editor
Shanon Moratti .... digital intermediate editor
Matthew Wear .... dailies colorist
 
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... soundtrack producer
Ewan Clark .... additional music copyist
Ricky Edwards .... orchestrator
Graham Kennedy .... score engineer
Graham Kennedy .... score mixer
James K. Lee .... additional orchestrator
Brian Mahoney .... Score Technical Crew
Nigel Scott .... music recordist
Marc Taddei .... conductor
Mabel Wong .... music librarian
 
Other crew
Jared Connon .... location manager
Mathew Gordon .... assistant location manager
Phillip Gore .... production accountant
Diana Goulding .... unit publicist
Tim Hope .... unit location assistant
Karl Koller .... safety coordinator/medic
Andrew Marshall .... production secretary: prep
Kristi McLaren .... assistant accountant
Simon Noakes .... tea lady
Jill Soper .... production coordinator
Andy Wickens .... lab liaison
 
Thanks
Charles Ireland .... dedicated to
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bad Spirits" - Philippines (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for frightening action and peril, and for some sensuality
Runtime:
90 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Theo:What would your old man say if he knew what you were doing in here last night?
Ricky:I wasn't doing anything thanks to you. What do you want?
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Movie Connections:
Remake of "Under the Mountain" (1981)See more »

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1 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
"A thrilling and scary movie", 11 September 2011
Author: simon-trek from Sydney, Australia

I really liked this movie. It is thrilling, scary and has brilliant visual effects!

I really liked the theme of this movie. Teenage fraternal twins Theo and Rachel who seem like ordinary teenagers but they turn out to be very significant. Also Theo and Rachel have recently suffered a terrible tragedy the death of their mother, which causes a rift in the bound between the twins. So throughout the film the twins not only have to discover their true destiny, they also have to rediscover themselves.

Sam Neil is brilliant in his role as the mysterious and benevolent Mr Jones who becomes the twins mentor. Sam is brilliant in just about every role I've seen him in.

Now the main antagonists of the film the Wilberforces, they are scary in every way; slimy, grotesque and terrifyingly powerful. They are something out of your worst nightmare!

I liked the fact that this terrifying adventure takes place in the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand. It makes this movie look somewhat majestic in the scene of location.

So overall this is a great movie. I don't see many Australian or New Zealand films that are this good.

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