Amphibious (film)

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Directed by Brian Yuzna
Produced by San Fu Maltha
Screenplay by John Penney
Brian Yuzna
Story by San Fu Maltha
Somtow Sucharitkul
Starring Michael Paré
Janna Fassaert
Francis Magee
Music by Fons Merkies
Cinematography Mick Van Rossum
Edited by Annelies van Woerden
Fu Works
Komodo Films
Komodo Dragon
Distributed by Queen Imperial Films
Release dates
  • 12 October 2010 (2010-10-12) (Sitges)
  • 1 November 2010 (2010-11-01) (Netherlands)
Country Indonesia
Language English

Amphibious is a 2010 creature thriller film which is directed by Brian Yuzna[1] and written by Yuzna, John Penney, Somtow Sucharitkul and San Fu Maltha.[2] It stars Francis Magee, Janna Fassaert and Michael Paré.[3]


Skyler Shane, a marine biologist, meets Jack Bowman, at a northern Sumatran lake to search for prehistoric samples. During this expedition, they encounter some smugglers who have their headquarters on the lake. Tamal, an orphan who was sold to the smugglers as a slave, begs Skyler to save her. Since the child reminds Skyler of her lost daughter Rebecca, she agrees, not knowing what secret is lurking in the water. Ever since Tamal has been on the lake, strange things have been happening: more and more people disappear and are devoured by a creature from the deep.


  • Michael Paré as Jack Bowman
  • Francis Magee as Jimmy Kudrow
  • Janna Fassaert as Skylar Shane
  • Timo Ottevanger
  • Elke Salverda
  • Francis Bosco as Boss Harris
  • Monica Sayangbati as Tamal
  • Verdi Solaiman as Andi
  • Steven Baray as Rizal
  • Mohammad Aditya as Big Rudi
  • Bambang B.S. as Tamal's Uncle
  • Mikael C. Jehian as Aris


Yuzna returned first time back on the director's chair after the 2005 released Beneath Still Waters.[4] The project marks the first Dutch 3D production[5] and was filmed in summer 2009 at various locations in Indonesia.[6]


The theatrical release date for the film in the Netherlands was 1 November 2010.[7]


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