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Directed by British filmmaker Danny Boyle, this Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning drama is based on the novel by Scottish author Irvine Welsh. Featuring an array of British stars including Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald and Peter Mullan, the brutal and darkly comic film was co-produced by Channel Four Films and Figment Films.





Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) is a heroin addict who explores unwise ideas and attempts to get clean with his friends Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), Begbie (Robert Carlyle), Spud (Ewen Bremner) and Tommy (Kevin McKidd). After kicking his addiction and moving from Edinburgh to London, Mark struggles to escape his past life when Begbie shows up at his front door, with Sick Boy hot on his heels.