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The Ghoul (2017)

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Chris (Tom Meeten) is a homicide detective called to London and shown round an old murder scene by a colleague. The victims seemed to keep moving despite taking bullets to the chest and head. On a hunch and with the help of an old colleague (and ex) Kathleen (Alice Lowe), Chris decides to go undercover as a patient to investigate a suspect's psychotherapist, the mysterious Alexander Morland (Geoff McGivern) But, as his therapy sessions continue, the lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur and he begins to question his own identity...

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Tunley confirms his mastery of macabre moods here. Now he needs a bigger budget and a broader canvas.

August 11, 2017 | Full Review…

British writer-helmer Gareth Tunley makes an auspicious debut with this blend of Lynchian psychodrama with low-budget cop mystery.

November 1, 2016 | Full Review…

The British import The Ghoul is a clever, deceptively chilly example of narrative unreliability, presenting an increasingly askew perspective in a way that's somehow both off-putting and absorbing. It lingers.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…

Chris's depression is well drawn out, but when the film broadens into vague questions about the occult, it becomes unfocused, before finishing up with a hammy scene that undoes much of the careful characterisation that came before.

August 7, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

First time writer/director Gareth Tunley marshals the meagre resources of this micro-budget psychological thriller and creates a pleasingly perplexing enigma of a movie.

August 6, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Ghoul proves to be a dark, atmospheric and surprisingly moving portrayal of a crumbling psyche.

August 4, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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