‘I know its name’
The Ghoul is a British psychological thriller written and directed by former actor (Sightseers) Gareth Tunley. It stars Alice Lowe (Sightseers), Tom Meeten (Burke and Hare), Paul Kaye (Dracula Untold; Blackwood; WΔZ), Niamh Cusack (Hereafter), Geoffrey McGivern, Dan Renton Skinner, Waen Shepherd.
The film is being shown at the Mayhem Film Festival in Nottingham, England, on 15th October 2016 and the BFI London Film Festival.
A homicide detective goes undercover as a patient to investigate a psychotherapist he believes is linked to a strange double murder. As his therapy sessions continue the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur…
“A splendidly twisty low-budget head-scratcher … The Ghoul is an auspicious debut that announces a new voice in British filmmaking. Get in on the ground floor and catch his debut now.” Film4
Director Gareth Tunley talks to Tom Grater for Screen Daily