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Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor
Joe Taylor
Tilda Swinton Tilda Swinton
Ella Gault
Peter Mullan Peter Mullan
Les Gault
Emily Mortimer Emily Mortimer
Cathie Dimly
Jack McElhone Jack McElhone
Jim Gault
Ewan Stewart Ewan Stewart
Daniel Gordon

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David Mackenzie David Mackenzie


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16 years, 4 months ago at Dec 16 3:39
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Talk about slow. So, so slow. Not that, that made it a boring movie but towards the end of it I felt like it would never be over and that I'd not been watching it for just under 2 hours but that I'd been watching it for weeks. That and none of the characters stood out for me except Ewen McGregor's performance but mainly because as the movie went on I came to despise his character more and more. Ot... read more


13 years, 7 months ago at Sep 11 20:53
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excellent. worth watching. good performance

A good movie

10 years, 5 months ago at Nov 4 22:18
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Honestly, I thought it was a rather difficult movie to judge. Indeed, even though Ewan McGregor has gathered a respectable status as a movie star, from time to time, he still picks up some pretty challenging features and this movie was definitely one of those. Indeed, the whole thing was pretty bleak and depressing, with some rather explicit sex scenes (you even have some full frontal nudity by Mr... read more
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Description: An amoral young man wends his way into the lives of a handful of damaged souls in this adaptation of British Beat Generation writer Alexander Trocchi's first novel. Written for the screen and directed by David Mackenzie, Young Adam begins with the discovery of a barely dressed woman's corpse by two barge workers, Joe (Ewan McGregor) and Leslie (Peter Mullan). A taciturn drifter, Joe hoists the body ashore with little distress, and the ensuing police investigation does little to ruffle his day-to-day existence on the barge. But his behavior becomes more and more erratic, and as he begins a torrid affair with Leslie's downtrodden ... (more)
Release date: 4 September 2003
UPC: 043396041233
Tags: Drama (7), British (5), 2003 (4), Thriller (3), UK (3), Crime (3), Dark (2), 2000s (2), Trial (2), Female Frontal Nudity (1), 2004 (1), Glasgow (1), Male Frontal Nudity (1), Barge (1), Typewriter (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Guilt (1), Writer's Block (1)
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