Revisiting this classic Nigel Kneale story again after watching Mark Jenkin's Enys Men (2022). A truly original ghost story that imagines the supernatural world manifesting through nature or specifically, STONES. There is an undercurrent of folklore and myth that Kneale weaves into it that adds a deep layer to traditional ghost tale. A perfect film to watch with Enys Men.
A restless memory, subtle horror that recalls all the best British folk horror TV specials by Nigel Kneale. Enys Men stands along side The Stone Tape (1972) or Stigma (1977). The Cornish coast plays a major role in the physiological drama the lichens, birds, stones and rusted elements of the once thriving mining community. It reminded me a bit of Haunters Of The Deep (1984) another film set in Cornwall that deals with the juxtaposition of the mining industry and…