The Hermit Of Treig
Ken Smith has spent 40 years living in solitude in the Scottish Highlands. There he enjoys a gentle and peaceful life co-existing with nature, and revelling in the beauty of his surroundings. Now in his 70s, Ken wonders whether he can continue to live a life of fishing, foraging, and chopping wood, or if the time has come for him to return to our so-called civilisation.
Winner of the audience award at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival, this poignant documentary offers a glimpse into the remarkable life of a man whose strongest belief is that if you care for nature, it will care for you.
“a tender portrayal of a gentle Highlands recluse” The Guardian
“It’s a pleasure to spend time in Ken’s company” The Skinny
“A gentle, illuminating picture of what makes a fulfilling life.” The Scotsman
PG: mild bad language, infrequent references to sex and violence
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