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Director: Danny Boyle

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

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.

Genre: Drama

Year: 1996

Running time: 93 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: Film4, Miramax US

Format: DCP

Language options: Dialogue - EN, IT | Subtitle - CS, LAS, QBP, YUE, FR

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.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


Republic of Ireland

Dublin

Stella Theatre Dublin

23 September


United Kingdom

Canterbury

Gulbenkian Cinema

16 October


United States of America

Roanoke

Grandin Theatre, Roanoke, VA

30 October



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