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Director: Danny Boyle

Genre: Drama

Year: 1996

Running time: 93 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Format: DCP

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Peter Mullan

Language options: Dialogue - EN

In an underbelly of Edinburgh that the city fathers never dreamt of, Mark Renton and his so-called friends - a group of losers, liars, psychos and drug addicts - throw themselves in the nothingness of heroin and search the murky depths at bottom of the bottle; financing their habits through lives of petty crime.

After one too many brushes with the law and a near-fatal overdose, Renton kicks the junk and moves to London in an attempt to escape the self-destructive lifestyle of those around him. But when his old friends Sick Boy, Begbie and Spud arrive at his doorstep on the trail of a big score, Renton must decide whether or not he really wants to choose life.


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