Under the Mountain

Under the Mountain

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Overview

Under the Mountain

A brother and sister are chosen for a magical mission in this upbeat fantasy. Rachel (Sophie McBride) and Theo (Thomas Cameron) are twin siblings in their early teens with a special gift -- they can speak to one another without talking through telepathy. However, while Rachel is fascinated with this unusual talent, Theo is wary and avoids using it. After their mother dies under mysterious circumstances, Rachel and Theo are sent to live with an aunt and uncle in Auckland, where Theo becomes all the more determined not to abuse his supernatural powers. However, both siblings are fascinated by a strange old house not far from their new home, and when they sneak inside to get a closer look, they discover it's home to a handful of zombie-like beings living in a swampy pit. The day after, as Rachel and Theo try to figure out what they've found, they encounter Jones (Sam Neill), a centuries-old wizard who believes the twins have special powers that can defeat the dangerous creatures lurking in the old house once and for all. Adapted from a book for young people by Maurice Gee, Under The Mountain was an official selection at the 2009 Toronto Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/10/2010
UPC: 0031398124696
Original Release: 2009
Rating: PG-13
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:31:00

Special Features

Commentaries with co-writer/director Jonathan King and co-writer Matthew Grainger; The making of Under the Mountain

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sam Neill Jones
Thomas Cameron Theo
Sophie McBride Rachel
Oliver Driver Actor
Leon Wadham Actor
Chelsea McEwan-Millar Actor
Nathaniel Lee Actor
Nathan Meister Actor
Matthew Sunderland Actor

Technical Credits
Jonathan King Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Chris Bailey Executive Producer
Richard Bluck Cinematographer
Ralph Davies Production Designer
Richard Fletcher Producer
Matthew Grainger Producer,Screenwriter
Chris Hampson Executive Producer
Trevor Haysom Executive Producer
Victoria Kelly Score Composer
Chris Plummer Editor
Tim Prebble Sound/Sound Designer
Kiri Rainey Costumes/Costume Designer
Stu Turner Casting
Weta Workshop Ltd. Makeup Special Effects

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Under the Mountain
1. Opening Credits [8:14]
2. Welcome [10:18]
3. Bleeding Skies [7:05]
4. Just Leave Me [5:01]
5. Who Is It? [11:46]
6. Saw the Twins [5:23]
7. Mr. Jones [8:03]
8. 7 of Those [7:03]
9. What's This? [4:50]
10. How Hard Can It Be? [3:51]
11. Put Her Down [8:11]
12. End Credits [6:17]

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