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1999 | 1h 34m | Drama

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James' family lives in a poor neighborhood of Glasgow in the late 1970s. While they wait for relocation to a nicer part of town, James makes do with playing by the canal with Margaret Anne and Kenny. Margaret Anne is older, and willing to sleep with the local boys for a bit of affection, while Kenny loves animals, but is slow-witted. As the garbage piles up during a prolonged strike by the garbage collectors, James dreams of a better life and tries to escape the realities of his family and personal tragedies. As his family's dream of moving to a new home slowly fades, James also finds himself ...


Lynne Ramsay


Tommy Flanagan Mandy Matthews William Eadie Michelle Stewart Lynne Ramsay Jr

Release date

12 Nov 1999

Showtimes across London

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