Let Us Prey

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Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the bitter-and-twisted who all think that, really, they deserve to be somewhere else. They all think they're there by accident and that, with a little luck, life is going to get better. Wrong, on both counts. Six is about to arrive - and All Hell Will Break Loose!

Who Stars in Let Us Prey

Liam Cunningham
Six

Liam Cunningham

Niall Greig Fulton
Dr. Duncan Hume

Niall Greig Fulton

Pollyanna McIntosh
PC. Rachel Heggie

Pollyanna McIntosh

Douglas Russell
Sgt. MacReady

Douglas Russell

Bryan Larkin
PC. Jack Warnock

Bryan Larkin

Hanna Stanbridge
PC. Jennifer Mundie

Hanna Stanbridge


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Review for Let Us Prey

Author: John Chard

The number of the beast? An apparent victim of a hit and run, a mysterious stranger is held at a remote police station and starts to take over the emotional state of staff and inmates alike. It's not a new premise, something which is being held against Brian O'Malley's film like it's a crime, but the execution, the technical guile, and atmospheric touches brought to the piece, mark this out as a horror film of some merit. Boosted by having the great Liam Cunningham in the lead role, it's a film that shocks and awes with each passing chapter. It revels in the bloody aspects that unfold, positioning the vile nature that some human's are prone to right at the forefront, and with bloody impact. Piers McGrail's cinematography is superb, the bold and beautiful shine of the blues and golden browns mingle disconcertingly with the down and dirty feel of the police cells, the latter of which appropriately marry up with the characters on show. Steve Lynch's score is a treat, a real nerve bothering piece of work, gnawing away at the senses in the same way that Cunningham's character tugs away at the emotional conditions of his prey. It's a film of many pleasures for the so inclined, it does get away from itself a little at the end, asking a little too much of the viewer, but it doesn't kill the pic and this is very much a horror necklace worth wearing on a night out. 7/10


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Greenhouse Media Investment

Makar Productions

Fantastic Films


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Status
Released

Release Date
2014-04-17

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 28 mins

Genres
Thriller Horror

Keywords
scotland confession police brutality small town night shift police psychopath blood splatter murder teacher serial killer arson violence police station drunk driving stranger jail cell


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