• 2010
  • UK
  • 1h 18min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Morag McKinnon
  • Cast: James Cosmo, Martin Compston, Kate Dickie

Glaswegian black comedy detailing the travails of old rogue Alfred (Cosmo) as he attempts to rekindle relations with his estranged family. Director McKinnon's first feature is both a strong and distinctive follow up to Red Road (it is part of the same Scottish-Danish co-production project as Andrea Arnold's film) and a stand-alone success.

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