The Ghoul

The Ghoul
  • 2016
  • 1h 21min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gareth Tunley
  • Written by: Gareth Tunley
  • Cast: Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Rufus Jones
  • UK release: 4 August 2017

Depressed Chris (Meeten) lives in a pokey bedsit, obsessing over his married college friends Kathleen (Lowe) and Jim (Skinner), until he starts to immerse himself in a detective fantasy. Tunley’s debut feature is about the workings of a fractured mind, flirting with psychedelia and parody, embracing its low-budget Britishness. Raw and rough, but effective.

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The Ghoul

31 Jul 20174 stars

Shape-shifting British drama from debut writer-director Gareth Tunley, starring Tom Meeten

A maverick former policeman goes undercover as a patient in a film where nothing is as it first seems. Writer-director Gareth Tunley's debut feature boasts frantic, collage-like visuals that emulate the workings of a fractured mind, as we meet a man…

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