Is Lake Mungo a true story?
After discussions with what would be future collaborators on Lake Mungo, Anderson decided to write a fictional documentary-style story that could be filmed on a low budget. When asked what inspired to create the script, Anderson has said, “I don’t think it’s a supernatural thriller.
Is After Dark Lake Mungo a true story?
Lake Mungo plays like a documentary – talking heads relate the story of what happened to the Palmer family after the death of 16-year-old Alice Palmer (Talia Zucker), who drowned in a dam while swimming with her brother.
Is Lake Mungo a good movie?
This is THE film, absolutely loved it and definitely in the top five Aussie films. I was left thinking about the role of the brother in the whole film, and the more I thought about it the more disturbing it got. It’s really a classic ghost story, not just straight up horror. So good and so underrated!
Is Lake Mungo a horror movie?
Lake Mungo is a 2008 Australian psychological horror film written and directed by Joel Anderson and starring Talia Zucker and Martin Sharpe.
When was Lake Mungo released in the UK?
Lake Mungo was screened in the United Kingdom on 17 March at the Barbican London Australian Film Festival. The film ran in the United States on 21 January 2010 at After Dark Horrorfest with distribution from Lionsgate and After Dark Films.
Why is Lake Mungo so popular?
And speaking of story, unlike most of the other first person horror movies, “Lake Mungo” actually has a good one. It’s an honest mystery, full of secrets and lies, wrapped around a paranormal thriller. It has enough twists, turns and enough surprises/scares to keep anyone’s attention.
Why did Paul Anderson write Lake Mungo?
The bulk of the film was written in 2005. Anderson was finding it difficult to acquire funding for another script he had written which required a much larger budget. After discussions with what would be future collaborators on Lake Mungo, Anderson decided to write a fictional documentary-style story that could be filmed on a low budget.