Fresh Meat (film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Danny Mulheron|
|Produced by||Dave Gibson|
|Written by||Briar Grace-Smith|
|Edited by||Paul Sutorius|
Fresh Meat is a New Zealand horror comedy film about a modern-day family of Māori cannibals who are taken hostage by a gang of criminals. It stars Temuera Morrison and Kate Elliot. It is Danny Mulheron's directorial debut. The film had its world premiere at the 32nd Hawaii International Film Festival on 15 October 2012. It had its New Zealand premiere on 25 October.
A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.
The Crane family
- Temuera Morrison as Hemi Crane: The head of the family.
- Nicola Kawana as Margaret Crane: Hemi's wife.
- Hanna Tevita as Rina Crane: The teenage daughter.
- Kahn West as Glenn Crane: The teenage son.
The Tan Brothers gang
- Leand Macadaan as Richie Tan: The leader of the gang.
- Ralph Hilaga as Paulie Tan: Richie's brother.
- Kate Elliot as Gigi: Richie's girlfriend.
- Jack Sergent-Shadbolt as Johnny: The bumbling accomplice.
Other featured cast
- Will Robertson as Shaun Armstrong
- James Ashcroft as Katene
- Richard Knowles as Nisbet
- Andrew Foster as Gallup
- Phil Grieve as Strop
- Thomas Rimmer as Wee Willy
- Cannibalism in popular culture
- Puha and Pakeha
- We Are What We Are (2013 film), an American remake of a 2010 Mexican horror film of the same name with a similar but more serious premise.
- "Fresh Meat trailer". TV3 News. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- "'Tasty' Kiwi cannibalism film has a new trailer". The New Zealand Herald. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
- "Hawaii International Film Festival first to show Fresh Meat". Scoop.co.nz. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
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