Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

New Zealand horror comedy, starring Temuera Morrison, about a dysfunctional gang of criminals who take a Maori family hostage and discover too late that they are cannibals. Written by Briar Grace-Smith, playwright and scribe of the excellent 2009 drama Strength of Water.

2012Rating: R16, contains violence, horror, offensive language & sexual themes91 minsNew Zealand
ComedyHorror
77%
want to see

Reviews & comments

Stuff

Stuff

press

You’ll know if it’s for you or not, and if you’re like me, you’ll close your eyes quite often. But it’s rollicking good local fun and although there may well be those who are seriously offended, this viewer certainly wasn’t.

0
Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand

press

I can't sit here and say it turned out to be a great film... but it was an atrocious amount of fun... a very silly film and hysterically funny at times...

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Even though it's amusingly tasteless, with its numerous shoot-outs, loads of drug taking, and everything from ear-eating to beheadings, Fresh Meat lacks, well, guts.

3.0
0

Fresh Meat is that rare beast that you never find elsewhere in New Zealand cinema: a film that unashamedly knows its purpose is to entertain, and thus spends 90 some minutes trying to blow our heads off doing that with a heady genre mix of action, horror, black comedy, pink hot pants and even lesbian school girls. From the opening frames- seeing a young...

4.0
0

Wanted to give this film more stars but, seriously the story is ALL OVER the place. Its trying to be funny and overall doesn't know what it wants to be... Main actress is stunning and is really good, as is Tem, but a few of the lines of dialogue are really under or over acted by most of the newer actors... but really its not the major problem with the film...

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

You’ll know if it’s for you or not, and if you’re like me, you’ll close your eyes quite often. But it’s rollicking good local fun and although there may well be those who are seriously offended, this viewer certainly wasn’t.

0
Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand

press

I can't sit here and say it turned out to be a great film... but it was an atrocious amount of fun... a very silly film and hysterically funny at times...

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Even though it's amusingly tasteless, with its numerous shoot-outs, loads of drug taking, and everything from ear-eating to beheadings, Fresh Meat lacks, well, guts.

3.0
0

Fresh Meat is that rare beast that you never find elsewhere in New Zealand cinema: a film that unashamedly knows its purpose is to entertain, and thus spends 90 some minutes trying to blow our heads off doing that with a heady genre mix of action, horror, black comedy, pink hot pants and even lesbian school girls. From the opening frames- seeing a young...

4.0
0

Wanted to give this film more stars but, seriously the story is ALL OVER the place. Its trying to be funny and overall doesn't know what it wants to be... Main actress is stunning and is really good, as is Tem, but a few of the lines of dialogue are really under or over acted by most of the newer actors... but really its not the major problem with the...

2.0
0