Trainspotting (R/I) (18)

Trainspotting (R/I) (18)


Dir. Danny Boyle, UK, 1996, 94 mins

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a family. Choose the original Trainspotting on the big screen for one night only, 17 January.

A wild, freeform, Rabelaisian trip through the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focusing on Mark Renton and his attempt to give up his heroin habit, and how the latter affects his relationship with family and friends: Sean Connery wannabe Sick Boy, dimbulb Spud, psycho Begbie, 14-year-old girlfriend Diane, and clean-cut athlete Tommy, who’s never touched drugs but can’t help being curious about them…