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“A murderer disguised as a magician seeks a teenage girl as his next victim. Can her brother save her?

“One Summer's morning, 14-year-old Ned Poindexter and his friend Les discover that their chickens have been stolen. At the same time, 250 miles away in the city, a teenage girl is found floating in a pond - her throat cut.

“Festival/Awards: Stiges International Film Festival.” - New Zealand Film Commission;; 3/02/2014.

An adaptation of the Ronald Hugh Morrieson novel

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Year 1982

Reference number F2647

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Feature

Duration 1:28:00

Production company New Zealand National Film Unit, Oasis Films

Credits Cast: John Carradine
Cast: Tracey Mann
Cast: Johnathan Smith
Cast: Daniel McLaren
Cast: Anne Flannery
Cast: Desmond Kelly
Cast: Bruce Allpress
Cast: Jonathon Hardy
Cast: Phillip Holder
Cast: Denise O’connell
Cast: Greer Robson
Cast: Mark Hadlow
Cast: Elizabeth Moody
Director: Sam Pillsbury
Producer: Rob Whitehouse
Director of Photography: James Bartle
Production Designer: Neil Angwin
Writer: Michael Heath
Writer: Sam Pillsbury
Adapted From The Novel By: Ronald Hugh Morrieson
Production Manager: Grahame J. McLean
Sound Editor: Jamie Selkirk
Sound Editor: David Keene
Music: Andrew Hagan
Music: Morton Wilson
Music: Phil Broadhurst
Editor: Ian John
Funded By: New Zealand Film Commission

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