The Angels' Share (2012)

  • Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • 1h 37m

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.

From director Ken Loach. Winner of the Jury Prize - Cannes Film Festival 2012

Director

Ken Loach

Producer

Rebecca O'Brien

Screenwriter

Paul Laverty

Cinematographer

Robbie Ryan

Film Editor

Jonathan Morris

Language(s)

English