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An aspiring teen detective stumbles into her first real case, when investigating the mysterious new family in her neighborhood. | Add synopsis »
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Jaime Winstone ... Elfie Hopkins

Aneurin Barnard ... Dylan Parker

Rupert Evans ... Mr. Gammon

Kate Magowan ... Mrs. Gammon

Kimberley Nixon ... Pippa
Gwyneth Keyworth ... Ruby Gammon

Will Payne ... Elliot Gammon
Amanda Drew ... Susannah Hopkins

Julian Lewis Jones ... Harry Hopkins

Claire Cage ... Lottie Jenkins
Richard Harrington ... Timothy Jenkins

Sule Rimi ... Constable Kelly

Alastair Cumming ... Mr. Parker

Steven Mackintosh ... Michael

Ray Winstone ... Butcher Bryn
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dean Andrews ... Villager
Mandy Andrews ... Villager
Dean Bajramovic ... Mover #2
Helena Boyesen ... Villager
Seb Boyesen ... Villager
Toby Clark ... Mover #1
Amber Hallam ... Villager
Sam Hartley ... Officer Hartley
Mick Kelly ... Old Man Horton
Maisie Kidd ... Maisie
Morton Nicoleysen ... Kid 2
Duke Pearce ... Sam Jenkins
Marc Rees ... Villager
Toby Samuel ... Kid 1
Simon Wilkins ... Villager
Vanda Wilkins ... Villager

Directed by
Ryan Andrews 
Writing credits
Riyad Barmania (written by) &
Ryan Andrews (written by)

Produced by
Ryan Andrews .... co-producer
Riyad Barmania .... co-producer
Wayne Marc Godfrey .... executive producer
Robert Jones .... executive producer
Adrian Kelly .... line producer
Des Lyons .... associate producer
Steve Matthews .... associate producer
Ciaran Mullaney .... executive producer
Gareth Mullaney .... executive producer
Billy Murray .... executive producer
Simon Phillips .... executive producer
Spencer Pollard .... executive producer
Jonathan Sothcott .... producer
Caroline Stern .... associate producer
Michael Wiggs .... producer
Jaime Winstone .... associate producer
Ray Winstone .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jordan Andrews 
Cinematography by
Tobia Sempi 
Film Editing by
Peter Hollywood 
Casting by
Kelly Valentine Hendry 
Victor Jenkins 
Production Design by
Tim Dickel 
Art Direction by
Martyn Doust 
Costume Design by
Sian Jenkins 
Makeup Department
My Alehammar .... makeup designer
Jasmin Mann .... hair stylist
Polly Mossman .... makeup trainee
Rani Sikka .... makeup artist: dailies
Catrin Williams .... makeup artist: dailies
Pippa Woods .... makeup artist
Production Management
Greg Harris .... unit manager
Greg Mothersdale .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Guy Campbell .... second assistant director
Charles Curran .... third assistant director
Phill Reeves .... first assistant director
Hannah Roose .... third assistant director
Art Department
Scott Rogers .... property master
Cadi Helene Rowlands .... art department assistant
Laura Tweed .... art department assistant
Ellen Woods .... standby art director
Sound Department
Ross Adams .... boom operator
Ricky Butt .... foley artist
Pietro Dalmasso .... foley mixer & editor
Mario Mooney .... sound mixer
Nick Rogers .... dubbing mixer
Andy Ward .... sound editor
Visual Effects by
Linus Hofmann .... digital compositor
Alan Morse .... graphic designer
Alan Morse .... titles designer
Jon Rennie .... visual effects supervisor
Tom Jordan .... additional fight coordinator
Kevin McCurdy .... fight coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Alex Byng .... focus puller
Liz Calvert .... electrician
Stephen Cornacchia .... focus puller
Steve Evans .... key grip
Jeb Hawkins .... electrician
Tana Huggins-Harris .... camera trainee
James Leckey .... second assistant camera
Bernhard Rostoski .... best boy
Carolina Schmidtholstein .... gaffer
Charlie Wall .... additional grip: dailies
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Spencer Lammy .... costume assistant
Emma Rees .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Alex Gascoigne .... colorist
Leo de Wolff .... on-line assistant
Music Department
Ed Scolding .... composer: additional music
Ed Scolding .... music arranger
Other crew
Dean Bajramovic .... production co-ordinator
James Fox .... insurance broker
Matt Peters .... trainee runner
Laura Sambrooks .... floor runner trainee
Rob Umney .... unit medic
Lucy Ward .... script supervisor
Jackie Wetherill .... production accountant
Roger Young .... armourer
Dean Andrews .... special thanks
Mandy Andrews .... special thanks
David Bianchi .... special thanks
Charlie Bond .... special thanks
Kerry Crofts .... special thanks: Woodlands Chalets
Chloe de Carvalho .... special thanks
Caradog Evans .... special thanks
Dylan Evans .... special thanks
John Harris .... special thanks
Oliver Hawksworth .... special thanks
Matt Herbert .... special thanks
Tina Hitchens .... special thanks
Ed Howard .... special thanks
Tom Jackson .... special thanks
John Jones .... special thanks
Gaby Kelley .... special thanks
Heather Kelley .... special thanks
Becky Kelly .... special thanks
Mick Kelly .... special thanks (as Mick Kelley)
Martin Kemp .... special thanks
Gillian MacGregor .... special thanks
The Mavron Quartet .... special thanks
Harriet Pennington Legh .... special thanks
Simon Pope .... special thanks
Mike Rose .... special thanks
Ed Scolding .... special thanks
Kathleen Spencer Chapman .... special thanks
Tudor Gwynn Suganami-Jones .... special thanks
Robin Williamson .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Elfie Hopkins" - UK (original title)
"Cannibal Hunter" - Canada (English title) (alternative title)
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Rated R for violence, language and some drug use
89 min
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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
A perspective from someone who has almost seen them all in this genre., 20 August 2012

This is the most underrated work I have ever reviewed. I didn't look it up first so I didn't know what I was going to get. Seeing that this film sits at 3.8/10 makes me never to decide whether or not to see a film on account of the IMDb & the user's collective "wisdom" alone. Although 95% of the time I do completely agree with them. This though was something different that carried a sort of a 60's-70's feel/dark beauty, with the scenery & sets, the wonderful colorful outfits & even the time they took to construct Elfie's room right down to the smallest of things. So the scenery & cinematography are 5/5 which definitely helped to even out some of the weak areas in the film.

Getting back to the story now, a lot of people may compare it to Twilight mainly because of the dark & mysterious neighbors moving in next door, with the girl that starts to investigate the truth behind the obvious facade that they put forth, but wait, don't drop it from my previous observation. If anything it's a Twilight spoof but not the Scary Movie kind at all. It is a well told tale that is quite interesting from beginning to end. The imagery & cool vibe make it worth a watch. For the most part, the film was well acted despite the mostly novice cast. I really liked the character of Elfie Hopkins played by the up & coming Jaime Winstone, yes she is the daughter of Ray Winstone, the talent does seem to be genetic, it's undeniable, well at least in some cases.

Ray Winstone only pops up for a few seconds once in the beginning & once in the end which was cool to see them appear together on screen for a bit. So why this sits at 3.8/10 when there is a unique little story with cute characters whose acting in my opinion didn't stick out a bit with good sound & cinematography that was spot on, is a mystery to me. It has a decent amount of dark humor in it, it's not meant to be a serious, gory, scare the heck out of you film. Although there is some moments of gore & suspense it isn't really that dark a film as its main mission is of a more lighthearted story telling.

In checking the history of 3 of the other reviewers that gave this a 1/10, it was their first review in each case(which sounds personal to me) but the top two users gave it fair reviews so stick to them. I give this a solid 7/10 & I've written plenty(sorta)other reviews on films in these type of genre's in the past year. So you know who to believe, the other review by Tony Bush sums it up a bit better than I, and the mention of the boy & Harry Potter was spot on, I was thinking that during the entire film. I recommend it to anyone, just don't expect a tense gory experience. Even people that hate gore may very well still enjoy the story, just close your eyes for a few seconds here or there...7/10

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