Scottish horror fittingly heads to Frightfest Glasgow courtesy of this grisly psycho-killer effort from first-time featureSAWNEY_1SHT1 director Ricky Wood Jr. Taking in the infamous legend of the cannibal clan that claimed thousands of lives over the centuries, this promises a graphic look at Sawney Bean himself.

Bean and his family of inbred killers raped, tortured and ate their way through a whole host of Highland folk – or so the myths tell us.

As the list of missing persons ever increases, crime writer Hamish McDonald (Samuel Feeney) reckons he could make a name for himself by trying to uncover the heinous truth behind the supposed crimes.

But before long he is caught in a nightmare as the search for answers takes him into the cavernous Highland lairs and beyond.

Also starring Gavin Mitchell, William Houston and David Hayman as the titular villain, Sawney: Flesh of Man screens at Frightfest Glasgow on Friday, February 22 at 3pm.

About The Author

Simon Fitzjohn

Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written two books, one on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014) and the other on the history of the character Norman Bates (2015). His third book, on the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker, is due in 2017.