Terror Lostralis is a B grade genre, cult comedy, film classic. Directed by David Shepherd, it was the first 16mm film ever to be independently released in Australia. It was nominated for A.F.I. Best Short Film in 1980. It played long seasons at The Valhalla in Melbourne, Adelaide and was the Friday night Late Show at The Valhalla, Glebe for over 12 months.
The script for Terror Lostralis was written by Mitchell Faircloth and Gary Adams who were the core members of the satirical comedy Country & Western band/act The Whittle Family. They along with other members Tracy Harvey and Simon Thorpe play the main characters. Jack Charles (Marzipan) was the only REAL actor who was not injured or harmed in any way during the making of this film.
Creator: Mitchell Faircloth.
Director/Editor: David Shepherd.
Producer: Tim Isaacson.
Director of Photography: Gaetano Nino Martinetti.