The Acid House Poster

Release Date: August 6th, 1999

DVD Release Date: August 21st, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
This anthology adapts three stores by Scottish cult author Irvine Welsh. Boab (Stephen McCole) is kicked off his football team and out of his parents' home, loses both his job and his girlfriend and finally meets God (Maurice Roƫves) in a squalid pub. Nice guy Johnny (Kevin McKidd) marries pregnant near-stranger Catriona (Michelle Gomez), who starts a tawdry affair with their upstairs neighbor (Gary McCormack). On an acid trip, teen hooligan Coco (Ewen Bremner) trades bodies with a fetus.

Cast: Stephen McCole, Maurice Roeves, Garry Sweeney, Jenny McCrindle, Simon Weir, Iain Andrew, Irvine Welsh, Pat Stanton

Director: Paul McGuigan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Picture Palace North Limited [gb], Umbrella Productions Limited [gb]

Distributors: Senator Film, Mars Distribution, Zeitgeist Films, GAGA Communications [jp], Asociace Ceskych Filmovych Klubu, Prodifilms, RCV Film Distribution

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