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The frighteners, 1996 (4th of 4)

For comedy-horror film The frighteners Jackson returned to his B-movie roots, but with Hollywood stars and funding. He extended his use of digital effects, once again provided by Weta, the New Zealand company which had grown alongside his directing career.

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Reference: The frighteners. Producer, Jamie Selkirk; producer, director and writer, Peter Jackson; writer, Fran Walsh. WingNut Films and Universal Pictures, 1996.

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Helen Martin, 'Feature film - The 1990s: deregulation, accolades and a maturing industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)

Story by Helen Martin, published 22 Oct 2014