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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Frankie (Kevin McKidd) looks back on his wasted life as he is beaten senseless by a group of thugs in an alleyway. As a child, Frankie lived under the influence of his drunken, philandering father. As a teenager, he fell in with a gang of skinheads who unleashed their pent-up rage across the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. As an adult, however, he seeks help and becomes involved with two women -- an art student (Laura Fraser) and a fellow addict (Susan Lynch) -- who may prove to be his salvation.

Cast: Kevin McKidd , Laura Fraser , Susan Lynch , Stuart Sinclair Blyth , Jim Carter , Ewen Bremner , Elaine C. Smith , Kate Robbins

Director: Richard Jobson

Genres: Drama

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Release Date: March 18th, 2005|1 hr. 37 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A pretty ugly movie in its own right. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    But the film has a poetic pulse, its ups and downs accompanied by some smartly chosen pop songs, a seductive original score and McKidd's husky voice-over narration. show more

  • 70
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    A full-flavored, absorbing tragedy. show more

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