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Whisky Galore

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Synopsis

The inhabitants of a Scottish island try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a nearby stranded ship.
A remake of the beloved black and white original film directed by Alexander Mackendrick for Ealing Studios, which was based on the novel by Compton Mackenzie, which itself was based on the real events of 1941 when the S.S. Politician was shipwrecked in the Outer Hebrides leading to an hilarious battle as the wily islanders on nearby Eriskay tried to salvage the huge cargo of whisky on board, enraging the British authorities.
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 - World premiere

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Running Time
96 mins
Director
Gillies Mackinnon
Producer
Iain Maclean, Alan J. Wands
Editor
Anne Sopel
Screenwriter
Peter McDougall
Director of Photography
Nigel Willoughby
Production Designer
Andy Harris
Principal Cast
Eddie Izzard, James Cosmo, Sean Biggerstaff, Ellie Kendrick, Naomi Battrick, Tim Pigott-Smith, Gregor Fisher

Production Company

Whisky Galore Movie Ltd
Iain Maclean
iain.maclean@whiskygalorefilm.com
+44 (0)141 353 5062

Sales
Company

GFM Films
Michael Ryan
10 Coda Studios
189 Munster Road
SW6 6AW
+44 (0)20 7186 6300
michael@gfmfilms.co.uk
claudia@gfmfilms.com
http://www.gfmfilms.co.uk