Set on an Edinburgh council estate in the bleak 1980's rising drug dealer Jo-Jo McCann is hellbent on gaining money and power at all costs.
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Set on an Edinburgh council estate in the bleak 1980's rising drug dealer Jo-Jo McCann is hellbent on gaining money and power at all costs.

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A Triumph for Robert Carlyle
8 April 1999 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Looking After JoJo traces the career of a petty thief turned drug dealer in 1980's Edinburgh. We first meet the title character as a pleasant if misguided young man surviving in a bleak housing estate and aspiring to the trappings of a successful criminal. Unfortunately for him, and for most of the other characters in the mini-series, it is a time of heroin addiction and AIDS. We watch JoJo become ensnared in the drugs scene and his deterioration is both painful to watch and very moving. Robert Carlyle's performance is extraordinarily complex and textured. He is ably supported by Jenny McCrindle, Ewan Stewart and Trainspotting's Kevin McKidd. This isn't the fast-moving MTV drug scene of Trainspotting but a more character-oriented, leisurely look at the human cost of drug addiction.


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