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About Face - The Lamb of God

Television (Full Length) – 1985

Two decades before the animals of Black Sheep run amok, comes this Sunday night horror about a couple trapped in the countryside as the sheep start getting restless. In between encounters with a cheerful butcher and a man of God, we learn that New Zealand has undergone revolution: anyone who farms or harms animals is now branded a criminal. Directed by Costa Botes; scripted by poet and lawyer Piers Davies, who co-wrote Skin Deep (plus cult movie The Cars that Ate Paris, with acclaimed Australian director Peter Weir).   

Key Cast & Crew

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Costa Botes

Director

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Bridget Ikin

Producer

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John Maynard

Producer

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Piers Davies

Writer

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Shailer Cottier

As: Vicar

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Teresa Woodham

As: Deborah

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Acknowledgements

Made with funding from the New Zealand Film Commission in association with South Pacific Merchant Finance Limited.

Music

Composers Dave Parsons and Rob Winch.

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