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The Angel's Share

The Angel's Share

A Feature film by Ken Loach

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 27/06/2012

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Executive Producer :

Why Not Productions

Foreign production companies :

Sixteen Films, British Film Institute (BFI), Les Films du Fleuve, Urania Pictures SRL, Cinéart

French distribution :

Le Pacte

Co-productions :

Wild Bunch, France 2 Cinéma, Le Pacte

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

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In Glasgow, Robbie, a young father, is constantly hounded by his delinquent past. He crosses paths with Rhino, Albert and young Mo when, like them, he narrowly escapes prison but is sentenced with carrying out community work.

Henri, the youth worker assigned to them, becomes their new mentor and secretly initiates them into the art of whisky.

From distilleries to upper-crust tasting sessions, Robbie discovers he has a real tasting talent and is soon able to identify the most exceptional and most expensive vintages.

With his three buddies, will Robbie be content to transform this talent into a scam - one further step into a life of petty crime and violence? Or will he choose a new future, full of promises?

Only the angels know.

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Full credits (14)

Executive Producers :

Pascal Caucheteux, Vincent Maraval

Author of original work :

George Fenton

Director of Photography :

Robbie Ryan

Production Manager :

Peter Gallagher

Editor :

Jonathan Morris

Production Designer :

Fergus Clegg

Casting :

Kahleen Crawford

Assistant Director :

David Gilchrist

Screenwriter :

Paul Laverty

Sound Recordist :

Ray Beckett

Press Attachés (film) :

Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

Sound Editor :

Kevin Brazier

Music Composer :

George Fenton

Costume designer :

Carole K. Fraser

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Feature film

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France, Belgium, Great Britain, Italy

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Minority French (France, Belgium, Great Britain, Italy)

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1 h 41 min

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Dolby 5.1

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