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The Angels' Share

Release Date: April 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Robbie barely avoids jail and, after visiting a whisky distillery, he is inspired to find a way out of his hopeless life.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: IFC Films

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  • Ken Loach better watch out. From the start of his illustrious career his name has been synonymous with left-wing politics expressed in remarkably fine, consistently serious social-realist dramas, most of them set in England or Scotland. Now he has gone and directed a comedy from a script by his longtime collaborator Paul Laverty, and it's so delightful that his fans will be clamoring for more. show more

  • A few clumsy touches do not seriously diminish the charm of a film that is ultimately a heart-warming celebration of kindness, friendship and forgiveness. Like a fine whisky, the angry old man of British social realism seems to be mellowing with age. It suits him. show more

  • The prolific 76-year-old British creator of character-rich, social dramas steeped in natural realism (usually) has whiffed it and whiffed it hard with this one. It’s not that it’s just “lesser Loach.” It is, in my opinion at least, humiliating. show more

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