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Bad Taste

Film (Trailer) – 1988

PG
Parental Guidance

After concocting all manner of outlandish images on 8mm film, Bad Taste was Peter Jackson’s breakthrough; years in the making, it was the first feature to make it from his Pukerua Bay backyard to cinema screens, where it quickly began to rack up sales. An all-male cast of public service Alien Investigation and Detection Service operatives run amok with guns, food, vomit, rockets and misguided enthusiasm, to rid the earth of alien Lord Crumb and his fast-food gang — who want to turn earthlings into hamburgers. Jackson took two acting roles in this ‘splatstick’ sensation.

I'm a Derek, and Derek's don't run.
– Derek (Peter Jackson)

Produced by

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WingNut Films

Acknowledgements

Funded by the NZ Film Commission and WingNut Films

Music

Music composed and performed by Michelle Scullion 

Closing credits track 'Bad Taste' written by Mike Minnett and Dave Hamilton, performed by The Remnants

'Rock Lies' composed and performed by Madlight

 

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