Under the Skin, a British American sci-fi thriller filmed in Argyll goes on release today

Published Date: 

14 Mar 2014 - 12:18

Under the Skin, a British American sci-fi thriller filmed in Argyll will go on general release on Friday 14 March.

Starring Scarlett Johansson, the film is adapted from a 2000 novel of the same name about an alien sent to Earth by a rich corporation to prey on unwary hitchhikers.

A Jonathan Glazer film, it is a film about seeing the world through alien eyes.

Produced by Film4 and the British Film Institute, in association with Creative Scotland, scenes were filmed in Argyll for 15 days at Lochgoilhead, Loch Eck and the A82 at Tulla Bridge.

This is the latest in a long line of projects to be filmed in Argyll, with major motion pictures like Max Manus, television productions such as Downton Abbey and commercials for Sainsbury’s Finance and the Bank of Scotland among recent projects.

Part of the Scottish Locations Network, a network of official regional film offices throughout Scotland, Argyll and Bute Council welcomes film and television companies who wish to film within the area.

As a film friendly council we can provide free, confidential advice and information to film-makers about locations, ownership, film related suppliers and services.

We work closely with Creative Scotland, Scottish Locations Network and Highland Film Commission and have an extensive library of digitised photographs of potential film locations, ranging from red telephone boxes to spectacular castles.

If you think your property could be a potential film location then visit our website and fill in the film location database form: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/filming