NZ Horror Comedy to get North American and German Release
New Zealand Horror Comedy Fresh Meat to get North American and German Release
Fans of extreme genre films will get a taste of New Zealand horror comedy, FRESH MEAT, in Germany (Capelight) and North America (Tribeca Film). The film will be released in mid -2013 in all German-speaking Europe and in North America.
UK distribution has also just been penned and interest is starting to pique following the film's European market premiere in Berlin this week.
Penned by Briar Grace-Smith (Fish Skin Suit, The Strength of Water) FRESH MEAT is a tasty comedy starring Temuera Morrison (Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, River Queen, Vertical Limit, Once Were Warriors) as the head of a family of modern-day, middle-class cannibals unwittingly taken hostage by the Tan brothers’ gang after a botched prison break. Academic Hemi Crane (Morrison) and his wife Margaret (Nicola Kawana), along with their teenage children Glenn and Rina don’t seem to pose much of a threat to Ritchie and Paulie Tan, their fumbling accomplice Johnny and the smoking hot Gigi (Kate Elliott). Or do they?
Director Danny Mulheron has worked in a variety of roles and mediums over the years, including a stint with Peter Jackson in LA working on the sixth and final instalment of A Nightmare on Elm Street (Dream Lover)and co-writing Meet The Feebles (in which Mulheron also starred, as the prima donna hippo Heidi). This is his debut feature film. FRESH MEAT was produced by leading New Zealand producer, Dave Gibson (The Irrefutable Truth About Demons, Panic at Rock Island, Aftershock, Eruption) and financed by the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC). NZ Film the sales arm of the NZFC, is handling world sales for the film.