A group of young adventure tourists on a sailing trip to Fiji encounter terrifying unimaginable evil and carnage in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean. They discover that The Ferryman is coming and everyone must pay
The Ferryman, a classic horror film set in the South Pacific, commenced principal photography on March 31 and wrapped on May 13, 2006. Filming took place on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour, Waiheke Island, Birkenhead Point and Kelly Park in Wainui north of Auckland. Post production took place in London.
This film is a return to the classic horrors of the late seventies and early eighties, echoing the impact of the terrifying break through films of that era. Directed by Chris Graham (Sione's Wedding) and written by Nick Ward (Stickmen), and featuring an international cast including Emmy-nominated John Rhys Davies (The Lord Of The Rings, Indiana Jones); Kerry Fox (An Angel At My Table, Shallow Grave) winner of the Silver Bear at Berlin in 2001 for her leading role in Intimacy; Tamer Hassan (The Business, Football Factory); Craig Hall (The World's Fastest Indian, King Kong); Julian Arahanga (Once Were Warriors, The Matrix) And Lawrence Makoare (The Lord Of The Rings, James Bond - Die Another Day).
The Ferryman is the story of a group of young adventure-tourists who charter a boat into the South Pacific for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost. This official NZ/UK co-production is produced by key producing partners Matthew Metcalfe (Nemesis Game) and Atlantic Film's Alan Harris (Wallis & Edward).