David Hayman in Sawney: Flesh of Man
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Sawney Bean cannibal legend hits the big screen

Historians may dispute the existence of Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his vast grisly family.

The story has proved to be a hit for a first time film-maker and his family from Aberdeen.

BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean explains.

  • 19 Feb 2013
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