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There's Something in the Pilliga (2014)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Horror | 2018 (USA)
The Pilliga Yowie, - or 'Jingra' - has haunted the Australian outback for centuries, stalking a remote part of New South Wales, where men seldom dare tread, content to keep to itself... ... See full summary »




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Credited cast:
... Jay
Leoni Leaver ... Liz
Rebecca Callander ... Tammy
Craig Hawley ... Inbred Jed
... Emma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew Adams ... Bar Patron
Tamsin Baker ... Stripper 1
Bianca Bower ... Bar Maid
J.J. Brady ... Bloke with Strippers
Bob Clark ... Bob / Baby Boomer
Sue Clark ... Sue
Stephen Cornish ... Police Officer
Craig Davidson ... Neil
Elijah Deamer ... Bar Paton
Paul Denham ... Dylan


The Pilliga Yowie, - or 'Jingra' - has haunted the Australian outback for centuries, stalking a remote part of New South Wales, where men seldom dare tread, content to keep to itself... until now. Ocker truck driver Jay and his cameraman buddy Dylan journey into the Pilliga National Park with some drunken sheilas they met in a pub. Things take a sinister turn when a local legend comes out to play - complete with big teeth, sharp claws and a craving for human flesh! Written by Ben Hellwig

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In the Australian Outback,not all that wanders is lost


Comedy | Horror


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AUD 450,000 (estimated)
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A lot of fun!
19 January 2016 | by See all my reviews

There's Something In The Pilliga (TSITP) is a standout among found footage films. Minimal budget and many non-actors have helped convey a mood and theme that is desolate, dark and downright creepy. Imperfection is undoubtedly a gift in this case whether it be through the cinematography or in fact the acting - it simply works. It's also not hard to follow. Two guys meet two girls at a pub in outback Australia on New Year's Eve and talk them into a drive to see their friend in the woods. They arrive only to find the friend is missing. The fact it is also based on a true story is also downright creepy. Australia is a dangerous place and not very forgiving when you're out in the outback. It is no different this time either. When the four people try to find the missing friend they are stalked by a Bigfoot and one by one taken out. The fact you barely see the creature also works. Less is more in this case. On the whole it's easily in front of other found footage and Bigfoot films for many reasons. Leoni Leaver and Brendan Byrne's acting, the cinematography, the locations, the score has the story. It doesn't rely on the monster too much and uses the outback as a scary character. The outback is arguably to scariest character of them all! Easily a four star film, highly recommend it to any horror or found footage fan who likes suspense and subtle scares. If you didn't like it I'd say you need to watch it again because the more you do the better it gets as you learn more details. (TSITP) is real hidden Aussie gem!

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