Urban Ghost Story
1998, cert 18, running time 82 minutes
Director: Genevieve Jolliffe
URBAN GHOST STORY, a paranormal drama set against the backdrop of Glasgow.
The filmmakers are the authors of THE GUERILLA FILM MAKERS HANDBOOK and are very well known in the film world. The makers of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, for example, made their film after reading the book.
Starring Jason Connery, Billy Boyd, James Cosmo, Elizabeth Berrington, Stephanie Buttle and Heather Anne Foster.
"Ken Loach meets ‘The Exorcist’"
"...genuinely chilling moments... Heather Ann Foster is an astounding young talent"
"A shrewdly judged chiller that boasts a brilliant, moving performance from newcomer Foster as the troubled Lizzie"
"genuinely haunting work"
"Packed with spine-tingling thrills, 'Urban Ghost Story' is one of the most intelligent British horror films in years... Urban Ghost Story' manages to create a truly disturbing sense of unease and anxiety ... . Don't see it alone."
"Urban Ghost Story is one of the most credible studies of spectral obsession ever committed to celluloid. The film establishes a disturbing mise en scene that keeps one rooted"
"Trainspotting out of The Exorcist"
"...utterly electrifying... Heather Ann Foster illuminates Urban Ghost Story with compelling intensity."
"...impressively chilling and emotionally articulate ... Scary, subtle and smart..."
"...performances are uniformly outstanding and Jolliffe’s direction is low key but right on the money."
The DVD of the film will be released on 8 June 2006 as a 2 disk set with White Angel
Format: DVD PAL Region 0