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More light-hearted than some of his earlier films, this warm, funny caper from famed British social-realist director Ken Loach is set in Glasgow, with a cast of non-professional, first-time actors. It sees young criminal Robbie, who’s about to become a father, given one last chance by the court to mend his ways. He gets community service, and finds himself repainting a community centre with a bunch of colourful characters. When the motley lot are taken on an outing to a whisky distillery, where some of the casks’ brew sells for hundreds of thousands of pounds, Robbie hatches a plan to secure his future.
Near-perfect Ealing comedy about the effects of whisky rationing on a far-flung Scottish island.
7+ years 82 mins
A young working-class boy with a troubled home and school life finds hope when he befriends and tames a kestrel hawk from the nearby farm.
7+ years 110 mins
A brilliant look at how some people manage to make the best of things - from one of Britain's greatest directors.
14+ years 125 mins
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