What is known as Scotland's International Horror Film Festival (posh title for superior nasties) ran at from April 24-27 for three days of blood letting and supernatural monstrousness. The originator and queen of the dark, Adele Hartley (adele@deadbydawn.co.uk), is once more in charge of your sleepless nights and fearful days.

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Doomsday
Doomsday
Many years after a plague has devastated Scotland, it reappears in London, and a special team is sent north in search of a rumoured cure.
Outpost
Outpost
A group of soldiers find themselves facing an ancient and seemingly unstoppable enemy.
Mother Of Tears
Mother Of Tears
A witch wreaks death and destruction in the final part of the Three Mothers trilogy.
Suspiria
Suspiria
A young ballet dancer uncovers a sinister conspiracy in this masterpiece of surrealist horror.
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Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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