Distributor Roadshow haslost its appeal against the R18+ rating handed down three weeks ago to localhorror picture Wolf Creek, which it releases in cinemas on November 3.
It was a unanimous decision madeby the three-member panel of the Classification Review Board and the deputyconvenor of the board.
Former memberof parliament Trevor Griffin said: "Unlike typical horror movies,
The decision means personsaged under 18 years cannot be admitted to the film, which will carry theconsumer warning: "High-level realistic violence, strong coarse language."
The creative team behind thefilm have the support of The Weinstein Co to next make Rogue, in which agiant crocodile terrorises tourists in the Australian outback (Screendaily,September 11).