Sawney: Flesh of Man

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Hot 100 2013: Scotland on film

11 Dec 2013

Filth, Sunshine on Leith and World War Z among 2013 highlights filmed in Scotland

The Hot 100 is our list of Scotland’s 100 hottest individuals and groups who’ve made a splash this year, from comic book writers to comedians, artists to actors. If they've contributed to Scotland's cultural landscape in 2013, you'll find them here.

Sawney: Flesh of Man

26 Feb 20133 stars

The cannibal horror was screened as part of Glasgow Film Festival's 2013 Frightfest strand

There was a sneaky bonus before the screening of Sawney with the world premiere of Spencer Estabrook’s short The Hunt (●●●●), a nicely comedic concise monster movie that begs the question who’s hunting who? Sawney played well to the Scottish crowd.

Director Ricky Wood discusses David Hayman-starring horror Sawney: Flesh of Man

19 Feb 2013

The film is a modern retelling of the legend of Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean

Sawney: Flesh of Man is a new horror film based on the life of Sawney Bean, the infamous head of a Scottish cannibal clan who robbed and ate travellers in the 15th or 16th century. Starring David Hayman in the title role director Ricky Wood has brought…

Eli Roth, Sawney: Flesh of Man and Lords of Salem among the highlights at FrightFest Glasgow 2013

19 Feb 2013

The Glasgow Film Festival's cult-horror strand also features screenings of Bayantium and The Bay

‘I think our major trump card is getting Eli Roth to come,’ is a minor understatement from Alan Jones, one of the fearsome four who – alongside Ian Rattray, Paul McEvoy and Greg Day – orchestrate the two days of terror that is FrightFest. Roth is…

FrightFest 2013 programme highlights

17 Jan 2013

The directors of the horror film festival talk us though 2013’s Glasgow Film Festival line-up

FrightFest has rapidly become one of the most popular events at the Glasgow Film Festival, selling out way in advance. This year will be no exception especially when you take a look at the line-up of horror they have prepared. Plus the small fact that a…