2015 / 86 min / Czech Republic
Script Petr Jákl, Petr Bok
Directing Petr Jákl
Cinematographer Jan Šuster
Editing Matouš Outrata
Music Karel Havlĭ Ček

Petr Jákl / J.B.J.FILM. s.r.o., Film Production Company

Jennifer Armour Jenny Manoogian
Alina Golovlyova Katarina
Jeremy Isabella Ethan
Paul S. Tracey Ryan

GHOUL is a supernatural thriller/horror film involving the real life story of the Soviet Union’s most violent serial killer and cannibal, Andrei Chikatilo who killed more than 50 people. Three Americans travel to the Ukraine to film a documentary about the cannibalism epidemic that swept through the country during the famine of 1932. They have chosen an area from which many more people are disappearing for no apparent reason than in the rest of the country. After being lured deep into the Ukraine forest for an interview with one of the last known famine survivors, they quickly find themselves trapped in a supernatural hunting ground.


Petr Jakl was born in 1973 in Prague and he has been in film business for more than 25 years (actor, scriptwriter and producer). His directorial debut, the thriller KAJÍNEK (2010) was inspired by a real story about political corruption in Czech. It had the biggest box office opening of a Czech film ever and it was also successful on Czech and foreign Festivals.