Czech actor and filmmaker Petr Jákl dips into horror with Ghoul, a Ukraine-set found footage film based in the exploits of Soviet serial killer, Andrei Chikatilo.
Known as the Rostov Ripper, the ghastly and savage Chikatilo terrorized young victims throughout the late 70s and 80s, ultimately being convicted of 52 murders, some of which were said to involve cannibalism. Ghoul then, GHOUL follows three Americans who travel to the Ukraine to investigate how cannibalism swept through the country during the notorious famine of 1932. After being lead deep into the vast Ukrainian forest for an interview with the last known survivor of the cannibalism epidemic, they are plagued with a series of unexplainable supernatural encounters and come face to face with the evil spirit of Andrei Chikatilo, who was born in the Soviet Union and was the most violent serial killer and cannibal of all time.
Ghoul is executive produced by directors Rob Cohen and Joe Lynch. Vega Baby releases in NY & LA on March 20th.