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A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.

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Danny Mulheron

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Brad Abraham (story), Joseph O'Brien (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Temuera Morrison ... Hemi Crane
Kate Elliott ... Gigi
Hanna Tevita Hanna Tevita ... Rina
Nicola Kawana Nicola Kawana ... Margaret Crane
Kahn West Kahn West ... Glenn Crane
Leand Macadaan Leand Macadaan ... Ritchie
Ralph Hilaga Ralph Hilaga ... Paulie Tan
Jack Sergent-Shadbolt Jack Sergent-Shadbolt ... Johnny (as Jack Shadbolt)
Will Robertson Will Robertson ... Shaun Armstrong
Richard Knowles ... Officer Lance Nisbet
James Ashcroft ... Police Inspector Jimmy Katene
Andrew Foster Andrew Foster ... Officer Richard Gallup
Phil Grieve ... Strop
Thomas Rimmer ... Wee Willy
Tim Mansell Tim Mansell ... Mr. Updike
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A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.

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A Tasty Comedy

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Comedy | Horror

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2012 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Carne tânãrã See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellington, New Zealand

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Dolby Digital

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Strop: I am gonna fuck your hairless arse all the way back to China.
Wee Willy: He will. I've seen it. Butter is your friend.
Strop: You speak English?
Ritchie: I'm from Otaki.
Strop: No shit. We got a place here in New Zealand sounds just like that.
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No one was actually eaten in the making of this film. See more »

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Yeah Yeah Just Another Mistake
Written by Rolf de Borst (as R De Borst), Christian Livingstone (as C Livingstone), Phil Somervell (as P Somervell), Ben Cole (as B Cole)
Performed by The Datsuns
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Reaches too far
14 April 2014 | by death-hawk1See all my reviews

Firstly let me say that this film can only ever flop dead outside of New Zealand. It's humour is directed at New Zealanders and only them so anyone from outside these islands will only be able to watch as all the jokes fly far over their heads.

Unfortunately this film reaches too far in an attempt to combine an action with a horror/slasher film. As such it doesn't have enough action or gore to fully fit into either category and unfortunately the comedy is often sub par. While either plot could have been funny and successful singularly, there is not enough time inside 90 minutes to do them justice together.

Temuera Morrison performs well, as per usual, and is surrounded by a cast of unknown kiwi actors, which is also usual for a purely NZ film, yet unfortunately even he cannot carry this entire movie to brilliance.

I wish the cast and crew well and hope their next effort hits the mark spot on as this one was damned close.


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