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The Hunter -- Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.
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Director:
Writers:
Alice Addison (screenplay)
Wain Fimeri (original adaptation) ...
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Release Date:
6 October 2011 (Australia) See more »
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Tagline:
Some Mysteries Should Never Be Solved
Plot:
Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 20 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Beautifully filmed Eco Thriller See more (73 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Willem Dafoe ... Martin

Frances O'Connor ... Lucy

Sam Neill ... Jack

Morgana Davies ... Sass
Finn Woodlock ... Bike

Jacek Koman ... Middleman

Callan Mulvey ... Rival Hunter
John Brumpton ... Publican

Dan Wyllie ... Pool Player

Sullivan Stapleton ... Doug
Jamie Timony ... Free

Dan Spielman ... Simon

Maia Thomas ... Shakti
Marc Watson-Paul ... Jarrah
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Directed by
Daniel Nettheim 
 
Writing credits
Alice Addison (screenplay)

Wain Fimeri (original adaptation) and
Daniel Nettheim (original adaptation)

Julia Leigh (based on the novel by)

Produced by
Tenille Kennedy .... assistant producer
Anita Sheehan .... executive producer
Vincent Sheehan .... producer
Liz Watts .... executive producer
Paul Wiegard .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Andrew Lancaster 
Michael Lira 
Matteo Zingales 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Humphreys 
 
Film Editing by
Roland Gallois 
 
Casting by
Jane Norris 
 
Production Design by
Steven Jones-Evans 
 
Art Direction by
Amanda Sallybanks 
 
Set Decoration by
Christopher Bruce 
 
Costume Design by
Emily Seresin 
 
Makeup Department
Chiara Tripodi .... hair designer
Chiara Tripodi .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Ann Folland .... production manager
Linda Micsko .... executive in charge of production: Porchlight Films
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nerida Groth .... third assistant director
John Martin .... first assistant director
Samantha Smith .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Frank Brinken .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Glenn Butler .... re-recording engineer
Peter Climpson .... sound attachment
Liam Egan .... sound designer
Les Fiddess .... foley artist
Sam Hayward .... sound re-recording engineer
Tom Heuzenroeder .... sound effects editor
Robert Mackenzie .... sound re-recording mixer
Tony Murtagh .... dialogue editor
Martin Oswin .... foley mixer
Sam Petty .... sound designer
 
Special Effects by
David J. Barker .... special effects: Kosovo
 
Visual Effects by
Kate Auld .... digital compositor
Sam Cole .... compositing supervisor: Fuel VFX
Felix Crawshaw .... visual effects producer: Fuel VFX
Troy Darben .... digital intermediate compositor
Ian Dodman .... digital effects supervisor
Sean Dollins .... matchmove & layout artist: Fuel VFX
Brad Dunn .... digital compositor
Rebecca Dunn .... visual effects producer
Danny Janevski .... digital matte painter (as Danny Janveski)
Alex Lay .... digital compositor
Owen Longstaff .... digital compositor: Fuel VFX
Blake Muir .... compositing supervisor
Greg O'Connor .... digital artist: modeling and texturing
Pawel Olas .... visual effects
Sebastian Ravagnani .... visual effects
Kurtis Richmond .... senior matte painter
James Rogers .... visual effects supervisor
Cameron Sharp .... visual effects editor: Fuel VFX
Richard Skelton .... layout & matchmove artist
Nathan Smith .... I/O supervisor
Anders Thonell .... visual effects supervisor
Colin Ware .... modeler and texture artist
 
Stunts
Harry Dakanalis .... stunt coordinator
Mark Hennessy .... stunt double: Martin
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steven Bailey .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Leuke Marriott .... video split operator
Zac Murphy .... gaffer
Matt Nettheim .... documentary videographer (as Matthew Nettheim)
Matt Nettheim .... still photographer (as Matthew Nettheim)
Kevin Scott .... director of photography: second unit
Oliver Scott .... additional first assistant camera: second unit
Damian Seagar .... best boy
Brendan Shanley .... key grip
Shaun Wilson .... additional electric
 
Animation Department
Konstantin Kovalenko .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christina Validakis .... costume buyer
 
Editorial Department
Sophie Dick .... assistant editor
Olivier Fontenay .... colorist
Matthew T. Griffin .... digital intermediate editor
Katherine Heads .... digital intermediate producer
Matthew M. North .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
Music Department
Wes Chew .... music engineer/mixer
Andrew Kotatko .... music supervisor
James K. Lee .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Jeremy Atcliffe .... production accountant
Amy Barclay .... script supervisor
Frank Brinken .... security
Holli Brinken .... unit assistant
Stephen Cleary .... script editor
Jim Dobson .... publicist
Erin Good .... production secretary
Hilton Howson .... production coordinator
Ranald MacLurkin .... unit manager
Brendan Shanley .... locations scout
Adam Signorelli .... production runner: pre-production
Gary Ticehurst .... helicopter pilot
Jennifer White .... dialect coach
 
Thanks
Brendan Shanley .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and brief violence
Runtime:
102 min | USA:100 min
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Trivia:
The Tasmanian Tiger, also known as the Tasmanian Wolf, thylacine or Thylacinus cynocephalus, the latter which is Greek for "dog-headed pouched one", is an extinct species of carnivorous marsupial. It is so called a Tasmanian Tiger because of the stripes on its back.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: As Martin is driving towards Jarrah's house there is a GPS located on the dashboard in front of him. When he turns on the road towards the house, the GPS is now located on the left side of the dashboard location were it was before.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Martin David:Who's he?
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Soundtrack:
Song to the MoonSee more »

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150 out of 171 people found the following review useful.
Beautifully filmed Eco Thriller, 11 October 2011
Author: lasimp from Australia

I live in Tasmania and I know the country well enough. When I moved here in the 70's it was still considered possible that somehow the tiger had survived in some remote part of the island . Not So. Decades of intensive forestry and clearing and no hints of survival. Still the tantalizing reports occasionally surface. The animal has moved on to pure mythology. Into that scenario comes this beautifully filmed Eco thriller that has a great story line but is also about our beautiful island. The scenes are artfully mixed from various places in Tasmania and the original footage of the tiger is reproduced again for the big screen. How thrilling it was to see that old footage of the thirties (last definite sightings) again.This is the last surviving footage of a peak predator that was not a dog or cat relative but a marsupial and very strange. The film builds slowly and carefully, William Defoe is in a great role which he carries off so well Frances O'Connor and the kids are just entirely in the role! Go see this film if you have the chance and enjoy a beautiful movie I have avoided all discussion of the final 20 minutes go see it and be so surprised!! Its a beautiful and at times tense movie.

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