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Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor
Renton
Jonny Lee Miller Jonny Lee Miller
Sick Boy
Kevin McKidd Kevin McKidd
Tommy
Peter Mullan Peter Mullan
Swanney
James Cosmo James Cosmo
Mr. Renton


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John Hodge John Hodge
(screenplay)
Irvine Welsh Irvine Welsh
(novel)


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Drug-induced masterpiece

10 years, 3 months ago at Aug 24 20:52
11 votes
This film is beautiful, funny, shocking, brutal, tragic, and hopeful. First time I saw it, I didn't like it much, mostly because its so hard to understand those scottish accents, but I now view it as a genuine masterpiece and destined to become a classic.

Trainspotting is a story about a bunch of friends, and I use term 'friends' in the loosest sense, that have only one thing in ... read more

Choose your future, Choose Life.

7 years, 11 months ago at Dec 29 0:33
6 votes
''Take the best orgasm you've ever had... multiply it by a thousand, and you're still nowhere near it.''

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

Ewan McGregor: Renton

Danny Boyle's Trainspotting is a film in which it all clicks and comes together in a ... read more

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10 years, 1 month ago at Nov 15 23:25
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Danny Boyle makes a film that manages to get us to sympathise with a bunch of Scottish heroin addics. It can't be easy to do such a thing. The film is extremely funny at times, bleak at others, but the one emotion that pervades the entire film is hopelessness. Even once Ewan McGregor's character starts to make something of his life, he is still plagued by his old friends and eventually plumets bac... read more
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Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Release date: 9 August 1996
UPC: 717951000224
Tags: Drugs (69), Drama (68), Crime (42), Comedy (40), 1990s (37), 1996 (31), British (26), UK (24), Scotland (19), Black Comedy (14), Addiction (14), London (12), Based On Novel (12), Junkie (10), Heroin (10), Based On Book (10), Aids (9), Scottish (8), Heist (8), (7)
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" This is a hard film to swallow with some hugely discomforting brutal visuals of the worst toilet in Scotland and a dead child making this anything but comfortable viewing. Add to this brutality some characters that you can not cheer on nor are very likable. Good acting, dialogue and cool editing may make this a favorite for some, but I landed in the middle somewhere. "


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"7 / 10 - Yes. This movie is worth deserving of a higher rating and the acting and directing are perfect but I really strugled watching some scenes that were realistic about drugs that made me uncomfortable. So yeah, if don't mind blood and syringes watch it because it gives you an authentic portrayal of a drug addict life."


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