Under the Mountain DVD | Instant Video
Screenplay by Matthew Grainger and Jonathan King
Directed by Jonathan King
Based on the Novel by Maurice Gee
Starring: Tom Cameron, Sophie McBride, Oliver Driver, Leon Wardham, and Sam Neill Lionsgate
Rated PG-13 | 91 minutes
Release Date: August 10, 2010
Under the Mountain is an adaptation of a popular children’s novel by Maurice Gee. The main characters are Rachel and Theo Matheson, twins who have a psychic bond that allows them to communicate with each other telepathically. The twins experience a family tragedy and are sent to live with relatives in Auckland. After moving to Auckland, they discover the Wilberforces, shapeshifting creatures who intend to conquer Earth. They are aided by their cousin and a mysterious older gentleman named Mr. Jones who has been battling the Wilberforces for a long time. The twins have to learn to rely on each other and rekindle their psychic bond in order to defeat the Wilberforces.