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THE ANGELS' SHARE Screening 3rd May 2013

Pics and Flicks is bringing you: The Angels' Share

"The Angels' Share is a surprisingly delightful, uplifting comedy that successfully blends a charming story of redemption with bits of dark humour and a social message." [Rotten Tomatoes film website]
MA, 1 hr. 41 min.
Drama, Comedy
Directed By: Ken Loach

Review by David Stratton:

Robbie, PAUL BRANNIGAN, is a young Glaswegian, an ex-con though still in his early 20s, who is brought before the sheriff's court on an assault charge. Robbie's girlfriend, Leonie, SIOBHAN REILLY, is pregnant and he convinces the sheriff he wants to reform. As a result, he's sentenced to community service and finds himself together with gormless Albert, GARY MAITLAND, Mo, JASMIN RIGGINS, a thief, and Rhino, WILLIAM RUANE, who has an odd sense of humour, working under the command of Harry, JOHN HENSHAW, a tough but good-hearted man who…