Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle
Duration: 94 mins
"★★★★★ – An unprecedented and unrivalled piece of entertainment" – Empire
"★★★★★ – supercharged with sulphurous humour and brutal recklessness" – Guardian
"★★★★★ – a movie that dares to challenge the audience" – BBC Culture
Ewan McGregor puts in a star-making performance (alongside Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller) as a Scottish heroin addict in Danny Boyle’s brilliant adaption of Irvine Welsh’s novel.
The iconic poster adorned every 90s bedroom, and the brilliant soundtrack and “Choose Life” speech struck a chord with a young generation longing to throw off the shackles of work, parents and the ruling Tory party.