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23 April 2011 (USA) See more »
Fear the Sky!
Six young friends on a road trip in Ireland run afoul of gypsies who curse them for accidentally running down an old woman. The curse takes the form of a terrifying flying beast that tries killing them all. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Keith Burke ... Deputy

Stephen Rea ... Seamus

Kacey Clarke ... Kate (as Kacey Barnfield)

Roisin Murphy ... Anita
Colin Maher ... Joel

Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Tommy

Oliver James ... Ryan
Diarmuid Noyes ... Chuck

Eliza Bennett ... Hailey

Ned Dennehy ... Luca
Stella McCusker ... Fortune Teller

Eve Macklin ... Drina
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Una C. ... Gypsey (uncredited)

Directed by
Johannes Roberts 
Writing credits
Rick Suvalle (written by)

Rick Suvalle (original idea) and
Andrew Rangel (original idea)

Rick Suvalle  teleplay

Produced by
Mary Callery .... executive producer
Mark Grenside .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer
Susan Holmes .... production executive: Parallel Films
Alan Moloney .... executive producer
Adrian Sturges .... producer
Original Music by
Ray Harman 
Cinematography by
Peter Robertson (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tony Kearns 
Casting by
Maureen Hughes 
Production Design by
Padraig O'Neill 
Art Direction by
Michael Moynihan 
Costume Design by
Maeve Paterson 
Makeup Department
Rosie Blackmore .... chief makeup artist
Carole Dunne .... chief hairdresser
Ashley O'Connor .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Dee Collier .... post-production supervisor
Ciara McGowan .... production manager
Judith Fleeton .... assistant post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Corr .... third assistant director
Catherine Dunne .... second assistant director
Barbara Mulcahy .... first assistant director
Sophie Higel .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
David Kennedy .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Tony Boston .... stand-by props
Simon Boyd .... stand-by props
Elizabeth Brennan .... assistant buyer
Gay Byrn .... props runaround (as Gay Bryne)
Derek Drew .... carpenter
Mick Flood .... property master (as Michael Flood)
David Flynn .... model maker
Christine Harold .... prosthetics
Martin Hayes .... construction manager
Tony Kelly .... stagehand
Richard Kennedy .... modelmaker
Keavy Lalor .... buyer
David Lee .... carpenter
Helen McDermott .... assistant art director (as Helen MacDermott)
Sarah McLoughlin .... assistant art director
Colm Murphy .... carpenter
Vivion O'Brien .... carpenter
Charlotte O'Connor .... assistant art director
John Porter .... dressing props
John Purdy .... stagehand
Ger Richardson .... master painter
Arne Klohn .... trainee dressing props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Peter Blayney .... sound mixer
Fionn Higgins .... dialogue editor (as Fionan Higgins)
Dean Jones .... sound mixer
Andrea King .... foley artist
Karl Merren .... sound recordist
Nikki Moss .... supervising sound editor
Eddie Quinn .... boom operator
Sinéad Brady .... sound assistant (uncredited)
John Griffin .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Nick Roberts .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Kevin Byrne .... special effects
Lora Maurico .... prosthetics (as Lora Mauricio)
Kevin Nolan .... special effects
Aaron O'Sullivan .... prosthetics
Visual Effects by
Fred Burdy .... 3D artist
Sarah Byers .... visual effects assistant
Andy Clarke .... lead compositor
Mário Domingos .... 3D artist
Jenny Keane .... 2D artist
Doug Kennedy .... 3D artist
John Kennedy .... visual effects supervisor
Sean McGrath .... visual effects producer
Richard Merrigan .... head of CGI
Brian O'Durnin .... 3D artist
Frank Valouch .... 3D artist
Doug Kennedy .... lead animator (uncredited)
James O'Donnell .... stunt coordinator (as Jimmy O'Dee)
Camera and Electrical Department
Christine Ayoub .... clapper loader
Simon Culliton .... focus puller
Richie Egan .... grip
Howard Gibson Steele .... electrician
Ian Madden .... gaffer
Davey Mayes .... genny operator (as David Mayes)
John-Martin O'Flaherty .... best boy (as John Martin O'Flatharta)
Shane Robertson .... camera trainee
Graham Scully .... playback
Casting Department
Clare McGinley .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
T.K. Lang .... costume supervisor (as Ken Lang)
Tricia Monk .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Matt Branton .... colorist
Dermot Grace .... assistant editor
Tim Morris .... head of post production: Windmill Lane
Alan Sullivan .... on-line editor
Sean McGrath .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
James Cullen .... transportation captain
Jimmy Devlin .... driver: bus
Karl Moore-Levy .... action vehicles (as Karl Moore Lewy)
Brian Thompson .... driver
Peter Thornton .... unit driver
Paul Cullen .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Jessica Bermingham .... production coordinator
Emer Conroy .... script supervisor
Owen Derby .... title designer
Emer Fitzpatrick .... assistant production accountant
Johanna Hogan .... legal services
Eoin Holohan .... location manager
Kevin Kearns .... health & safety
Zeke Lawless .... production assistant
Michelle McCartan .... nurse (as Michelle MacCartan)
Orlagh McDonagh .... assistant coordinator
John McKenna .... armorer
Poll Moussoulides .... voice coach
Leanne O'Hagan .... location assistant
Evelyn O'Neill .... assistant location manager
Marie-Celine O'Reilly .... extras coordinator (as Mars O'Reilly)
Sophie Tebbitt .... production accountant
Douglas G. Davis .... executive: RHI (uncredited)
Maura Murphy .... post production runner (uncredited)

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Sinbad and the Eye of The Roc., 2 July 2014
Author: Spikeopath from United Kingdom

Roadkill is a telefilm directed by Johannes Roberts and written by Rick Suvalle. It stars Oliver James, Eliza Bennett, Kacey Barnfield, Ned Dennehy, Diarmuid Noyes, Roisin Murphy and Eve Macklin. Music is by Ray Harman and cinematography by Peter Robertson.

A bunch of young friends are travelling around Ireland in an RV when they stop off at a bric-a-brac store. Getting into a dispute with one of the crotchety shop inhabitants, the youths are forced to flee and knock down an old Romany lady with their RV. Whilst trying to aid the old woman, she gasps her last breaths whilst issuing a curse on all involved in her killing…

Once in a while you stumble upon a telefilm that really entertains and holds you for its duration, sadly Roadkill is not one of them. Low expectations always help with these sort of productions, they are after all knocked up by aspiring directors who are just happy to have a film shown on the SyFy channel, but thee's not a lot to write home about here.

In its favour is the appearance of Ned Dennehy, who is always good value for a bit of scuzzy characterisation, and Stephen Rea even pops in for a cameo, but both actors are clearly slumming it and working for food. The group of handsome youngsters are the usual roll call of nice legs, nice cleavage, nice pecs, supplemented by the dim one, the annoying one who says dude a lot and etc, each to be picked off by a rather crummy CGI mythical beast from Sinbad lore.

Will any of them survive? Just what is the secret of the medallion that Dennehy's dirty army are so keen to get back? The answers to these questions will of course provide the backbone of the story, leading to an unintentionally funny moment when "lead girl" turns into Chuck Norris. The acting isn't awful and it's nice to have some genuine Irish countryside as the backdrop to a story set in Ireland, but it all comes off as pointless TV schedule filler. And unadventurous filler at that. 3/10

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