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FILM SYNOPSIS

15

The Angel's Share

101 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Directed by:
Ken Loach
Starring:
Roger Allam; John Henshaw
Distributor:
eOne
Release Date:
01/06/2012
Advance shows from:
30/05/2012
Country:
United Kingdom, France
Language:
English
Genre:
Comedy; Drama;

BBFC Consumer Advice:Contains very strong language and strong violence.

This bitter sweet comedy follows protagonist Robbie as he sneaks into the maternity hospital to visit his young girlfriend Leonie and hold his newborn son Luke for the first time. Overwhelmed by the moment, he swears that Luke will not have the same tragic life he has had. Escaping a prison sentence by the skin of his teeth, he's given one last chance......While serving a community service order, he meets Rhino, Albert and Mo who, like him, find it impossible to find work because of their criminal records. Little did Robbie imagine how turning to drink might change their lives - not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world. Will it be 'slopping out' for the next twenty years, or a new future with 'Uisge Beatha' the 'Water of Life?' Only the angels know........