6.5/10
35
4 user

As an Eilean (1993)

The story, which is set in a small village on a remote Scottish Island, centres around the gifted Callum who is in his final year at school and preparing to go to University in Aberdeen on ... See full summary »

Director:

Mike Alexander

Writer:

Douglas Eadie
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After a child dies in her care, a guilt-stricken teenager (Jessica Barden) feels threatened by a mysterious force.

Director: Alastair Siddons
Stars: Jessica Barden, Tony Curran, Alfie Hepper
The Goob (2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A long hot summer in rural Norfolk and a rough coming of age for Goob Taylor, fighting with brutal, womanizing stock car racer Gene Womack for his mother's attention, and falling for the exotic charms of a pretty foreign field worker.

Director: Guy Myhill
Stars: Sienna Guillory, Sean Harris, Marama Corlett
The Midwife (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A midwife gets unexpected news from her father's old mistress.

Director: Martin Provost
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Olivier Gourmet
Lucky Jim (1957)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get ... See full summary »

Director: John Boulting
Stars: John Welsh, Ronald Cardew, Hugh Griffith
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fourteen-year-old Maria is a fundamentalist Catholic, living her life in a modern fashion, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to be a saint and go to heaven. No one, not even a nice boy she meets, can stop her in this goal.

Director: Dietrich Brüggemann
Stars: Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Florian Stetter
Keeping Rosy (2014)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

All Charlotte wants from life is to be cut a slice of the media agency she has devoted herself to building. When Charlotte's life disintegrates, we follow her on a heart-racing journey of self-discovery, atonement and danger.

Director: Steve Reeves
Stars: Maxine Peake, Brooke Skylar Baptist, Delta Storm Baptist
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Stars: Ville Virtanen, Dome Karukoski, Tommi Korpela
Flying Blind (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A stylish mix of erotic love story and political thriller. Helen McCrory stars as a brilliant aerospace engineer who is drawn into a passionate affair with a younger male student while ... See full summary »

Director: Katarzyna Klimkiewicz
Stars: Helen McCrory, Kenneth Cranham, Lorcan Cranitch
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Colin hires a lavish country manor for his extended family to celebrate New Year. Unfortunately for Colin his position of power in the family is under serious threat from the arrival of his estranged brother David.

Director: Ben Wheatley
Stars: Neil Maskell, Sura Dohnke, Marvin Maskell
Time & Again I (2019)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Eleanor and Isabelle meet again, sixty years after their relationship break up...

Director: Rachel Dax
Stars: Russell Daniels, Brigit Forsyth, Boo Golding
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.

Director: Richard Tanne
Stars: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway
First Snow (2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.

Director: Mark Fergus
Stars: Guy Pearce, Piper Perabo, William Fichtner
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ken Hutchison
Wilma Kennedy Wilma Kennedy
Donna Macleod Donna Macleod
Iain MacLeod Iain MacLeod
D.W. Stiubhart D.W. Stiubhart
Edit

Storyline

The story, which is set in a small village on a remote Scottish Island, centres around the gifted Callum who is in his final year at school and preparing to go to University in Aberdeen on the mainland. He receives private tuition from Charles McAllister a former Headmaster at the village school who has become bitter since the death of his wife. McAllister coaches Callum in French and Poetry. When he is not coaching Callum he is compiling a photo biography of the characters in the village. The wedding of the young village nurse is to form the centre piece of his biography. The story traces the life of characters in the village as recorded by McAllister, but seen through the eyes of Callum. It is the story of the life, loves and motivators in the life of young man in the process of breaking free from the place where he grew up. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

Scottish Gaelic | English

Also Known As:

From the Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Aultbea, Highland, Scotland, UK

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Quiet and Beautiful
9 March 2019 | by pansofi-99200See all my reviews

This film won't be for everyone, it is very slow and exactly what you might expect the going-ons in a remote Scottish village to be. Nevertheless, there is something unique and incredibly thoughtful in this film, and the dynamics between characters are demonstrated elegantly in practically every shot, which is what held my attention above the plot lines themselves. Within the plot, there are several character threads which provide an interesting premise. Overall, I have been moved by this quiet film that I stumbled upon by chance, and believe it deserves more praise than the meagre recognition it seems to have received - at least online. The acting is solid, and this was the first Gaelic film I have watched, though I don't think it will be the last.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed