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The Angels' Share

Ken Loach - 2011

The Angels' Share

Ken Loach comedy drama about a group of friends from Glasgow who try to turn their lives around. Starring Paul Brannigan, Siobhan Reilly, John Henshaw and Roger Allam.

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

The group visit Edinburgh for a whisky meeting in the Pompadour Rooms at the Caledonian Hotel at the west end of Princes St, an event which changes things for Robbie.