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Release Date: July 19, 1996Running Time: 94 mins.(V)
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $16,635,027.00
Genre: Adaptation, Comedy, Crime, Drama


Ewan McGregor

Ewen Bremner

Jonny Lee Miller

Kevin McKidd

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Smart, funny, sickly and sometimes just plain unconscious, Mark Renton is a hero of our times. Set in an underbelly of Edinburgh the city fathers never dreamed of, this is the story of Mark and his so-called friends--a bunch of losers, liars, psychos, thieves and junkies. This tragi-comedy charts the disintegration of their friendship as they proceed, seemingly inevitably, towards self-destruction. Mark alone has the insight and opportunity to escape his fate--but does he really want to "choose life"? On and off heroin, he continually weighs the pros and cons of straight living: "car, career, family, fucking big television, washing machines, compact disc players, electrical tin openers, good... Full Summary >>