|release date||June 24 2008|
|studio||Sony Home Entertainment|
|writer||Matthew Grainger and Jonathan King|
|starring||Jason Behr, Michael Hurst, Mia Blake, David Fane, Robbie Magasiva|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
Synopsis"Tattooist" casts Behr as a tattoo artist who becomes fascinated by the Samoan tatau tradition, but his desire to learn the ancient skill brings him into conflict and danger with the island mysticism and a deadly spirit is released as a result.
After bringing us both BLACK SHEEP and THE FERRYMAN at last year’s AFM, I was pretty excited for New Zealand Films’ THE TATTOOIST, which was recently acquired by Ghost House Pictures. All the signs pointed to good movie, except for the boring stills and terrible teaser art. I should have paid more attention to the promotional items because welcome to their first stinker, a great idea weekend by a poor screenplay. …Read More