Eagle vs Shark

working title Something Beginning With Love

2007 (88 min.)

Cast & crew
Lily Loren Horsley
Jarrod Jemaine Clement
Damon Joel Tobeck
Jonah Brian Sergent
Doug Davis Craig Hall

Writer Taika Waititi
Original Music by The Phoenix Foundation
Director of Photography Adam Clark
Produced by Georgina Allison, Cliff Curtis, Ainsley Gardiner, Emanuel Michael, Simon Ranginui
Casting by Loren Horsley, Taika Waititi
Production Design by Joe Bleakley
Costume Design by Amanda Neale


  • Best Director – Qantas Film and Television Awards 2008
  • Best Screenplay – HBO Comedy Fest 2007
  • Best Narrative Feature and Best Actress (for Loren Horsley) – Newport International Film Festival 2007
  • Special Jury Award for originality – Vladivostok Film Festival 2007
  • Official selection – Sundance Film Festival 2007
  • Official selection – South by South West Festival 2007

Eagle vs Shark is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games.


The Phoenix Foundation – Going Fishing

Extras on DVD

> www.miramax.com/eaglevsshark/
> Eagle vs Shark on nzonscreen.com (interviews with the director, the producer and the stars plus Making-of footage)
> Eagle vs Shark on IMDB
> facebook fan page

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