UNDER THE MOUNTAIN

By Jonathan KING

NZ FILM - NEW ZEALAND FILM COMMISSION - as FIN

Science-fiction - Completed 2009

The director of comedy-horror hit Black Sheep joins forces with the Oscar-winning wizardry of Weta Workshop, to bring to life a story of teenage twins who must battle alien forces hidden deep beneath a ring of spectacular volcanoes.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction, Family
    • Countries
    • NEW ZEALAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jonathan KING
    • Writer(s)
    • Jonathan KING, Matthew GRAINGER
    • Producer(s)
    • Richard FLETCHER (Liberty Films), Jonathan KING (Index Films), Matthew GRAINGER (Index Films)
    • Synopsis
    • When teenage twins Rachel and Theo investigate the creepy old house next door, they discover the Wilberforces: shape-shifting creatures that lurk beneath a ring of extinct volcanoes in a fantastic subterranean world. Guided by the mysterious Mr Jones, the twins must rekindle their unique powers to destroy this ancient evil – before it destroys them.
    • Partners & financing
    • An Index & Liberty Films production, backed by NZFC’s Film Fund 2, NZ on Air, Footprint Films, 120 dB Films, Fulcrum Media Finance Pty Limited and TVNZ