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Film / The Angels' Share

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The Angels' Share is a 2012 Scottish film directed by Ken Loach and written by Paul Laverty. It stars Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, William Ruane, Gary Maitland, Jasmin Riggins, and Siobhan Reilly. The film won the Jury Prize of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Robbie is a jobless and violent Glaswegian young man who narrowly avoids a prison sentence. He is soon to be father and determined to turn over a new leaf and when he and his friends from the same community payback group visit a whisky distillery, a route to a new life becomes apparent. At a tasting session, the group learns about a cask of priceless malt whisky set to go on auction soon, and plans to steal it. They dress in kilts as "nobody ever suspects someone wearing a kilt".


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