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Small drug smuggler from Scotland is trying to figure out his way through life until he meets beautiful girl from Canada who seeks a change after bad relationship she just got out of it.

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Small drug smuggler from Scotland is trying to figure out his way through life until he meets beautiful girl from Canada who seeks a change after bad relationship she just got out of it.

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A "Must see" film
19 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A "must see" film not only for entertainment value, wondering what is going to happen next, but a look into Irvine Welsh's world one may not be familiar with. The chemistry amongst the cast, especially between the leads, Adam Sinclair (Lloyd) and Kristin Kreuk (Heather), was heartfelt and real... anyone can relate to one character or another at some point, it truly hit home. Billy Boyd (Woodsy) performs an impromptu array of genius; while Carlo Rota's (Solo) performance can do no wrong, even as the bad guy. Most people who have seen the pre-theater screenings conclude that the cinematography was authentic and breathtaking and draws you in to be a part of the scene. As well, the soundtrack featuring Cold Play, Primal Scream, the Mahones, in addition to the dance music with performances by Tiesto, Orbital and Bedrock, displays perfect timing and are excellent!


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