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Beats

Written and directed by Scottish filmmaker Brian Welsh, based on Glaswegian playwright Kieran Hurley’s production of the same name, this hedonistic yet heartfelt portrayal of friendship features award-winning monochromatic cinematography from Scotland’s Benjamin Kracun and a truly anthemic soundtrack. Think Eden meets Ken Loach.

Directors

  • Brian Welsh

Writers

  • Kieran Hurley
  • Brian Welsh

Cast

  • Lorn Macdonald
  • Cristian Ortega
  • Laura Fraser

Synopsis

In 90s Glasgow, best friends Johno (Cristian Ortega) and Spanner (Lorn Macdonald) are soon to be separated when Johno’s family move away and decide to have a last hurrah at an illegal protest rave that they hope will be the night of their lives.