The Unkindness of Ravens (2016)


The-Unkindness-of-Ravens-Alternative-PosterThe Unkindness of Ravens is a 2016 Scottish folk horror film directed by Lawrie Brewster from a screenplay by Sarah Daly.

The film stars Jamie Scott Gordon, who previously appeared in Brewster’s 2013 debut horror film Lord of Tears, as a troubled war veteran coming face to face with demonic ravens.

Commenting, Brewster has said the film “is an unsettling, visceral commentary on the mental turmoil that war leaves in its wake. It’s brutal, it’s relentless but it’s also thought-provoking. Expect to be traumatised.”


While developing the film Daly and Brewster were inspired by figures from Norse and Celtic mythology such as the Valkyries and The Morrígan.

It was subsequently financed by a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter and premiered in London at the Horror Channel FrightFest in August 2016.

Following the premiere, Kickstarter backers can look forward to the Special 3-Disc Edition of the film, set to include hours…

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