The Ferryman
The Ferryman (2007)
Title: The Ferryman
Directed by: Chris Graham
Written by: Nick Ward; Matthew Metcalfe
Produced by: Tim Smith; Paul Brett; Richard Fletcher; Alan Harris; Matthew Metcalfe
Music by: Haim Frank Ilfman
Cinematography: Aaron Morton
Edited by: Nigel Galt
Distributed by: Atlantic Film Productions
General Film Corporation
Released: February 8th, 2007
Rating: R
Running time: 100 min.
Country: New Zealand/UK
Language: English
Budget: NZD 7,000,000

The Ferryman is a UK/New Zealand horror film of the body snatcher subgenre. It was directed by Chris Graham and written by Nick Ward. It was produced by Atlantic Film Productions and the General Film Corporation and premiered in Europe on February 8th, 2007. The film stars John Rhys-Davies, Kerry Fox, Sally Stockwell, Amber Sainsbury, Tamer Hassan, Craig Hall, Julian Arahanga and Lawrence Makoare.

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  • The tagline for this film is, "Everyone must pay."
  • Filmed in Auckland, New Zealand. The shoreline scenes were filmed at Birkenhead Wharf, while other scenes were filmed at Great Barrier Island and Waiheke Island.
  • Premiered at the European Film Market in Germany on February 8th, 2007. It first premiered in the UK at the London Sci-Fi Film Festival on May 4th. It was first screened in the United States at the Seattle International Film Festival on June 1st, 2007.
  • The Ferryman is director Chris Graham's second feature film and his first horror movie.
  • This movie marks the screenwriting debut of Matthew Metcalfe.
  • This is Nick Ward's second film work as a screenwriter.
  • Actor Tamer Hassan shares a birthday with composer Haim Frank Ilfman. Tamer was born on March 18th, 1968 and Haim was born in 1970.
  • This is the first professional film work for actress Imogen Cassin.

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