Directed by: Danny Boyle
Writing credits: John Hodge
Movie Genre: Drama/Thriller
Running Time: 93 minutes
Alex, David and Juliet are three friends who share a flat in Edinburgh. They need a new flat mate and after a funny sequence of interviews take in the mysterious Hugo.
When Hugo dies unexpectedly they discover he has a very large amount of cash in a bag.
The three decide to keep the money, and to dispose of Hugo's corpse in the titular "Shallow Grave".
Straws are drawn to decide who is to dismember the corpse, and the unwilling David is lumbered with the task.
The trauma of this soon begins to play on David's mind and, suffering mounting paranoia, the three friends turn on each other.
Tagline: What's a little murder among friends?