Monday, June 24, 2013

Screened "Angels' Share" Thursday 27th June 2013

6.30pm drinks and nibbles
7.00pm 'Angels' Share' screens

****.5 stars Margaret **** stars David 
IMBD 7/10

A bittersweet comedy about a Glasgow boy locked in a family feud who just wants a way out. When Robbie sneaks into the maternity hospital to visit his young girlfriend Leonie and hold his newborn son Luke for the first time, he is overwhelmed. He swears that Luke will not lead the same stricken life he has led.

On community service Robbie meets Rhino, Albert and Mo for whom, like him, work is little more than a distant dream. Little did Robbie imagine that turning to drink might change their lives - not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world.

What will it be for Robbie? More violence and vendettas or a new future with ‘Uisge Beatha’, the ‘Water of Life’?

Only the angels know...

Director: Ken Loach
Producer: Rebecca O'Brien
Cast: John Henshaw, Gary Maitland, Jasmin Riggins, William Ruane
Classification: MA
Duration: 101 mins
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Lead actor: Paul Brannigan
Screenplay: Paul Laverty
Language: English

Won 2012 Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival