WHO’S IN IT?
Gregor Fisher (Love Actually), Eddie Izzard (Mystery Men), Sean Biggerstaff (Cashback), Naomi Battrick (Blood), James Cosmo (Trainspotting), Ellie Kendrick (The Levelling), Kevin Guthrie (Sunshine on Leith), Tim Pigott-Smith (V For Vendetta)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gillies MacKinnon (Regeneration), director; Peter McDougall (A Sense of Freedom), writer; Iain Maclean (film debut) and Alan J. Wands (Beautiful Creatures), producers; Patrick Doyle (Thor), composer; Nigel Willoughby (The Magdalene Sisters), cinematographer; Anne Sopel (Guy X), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Off the coast of a remote town in Scotland during the Second World War, a ship carrying 50,000 crates of whisky is wrecked after a terrible storm – and the locals, who have recently been experiencing a severe alcohol drought, plunder every last crate and try to avoid being caught…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This remake of the classic Ealing comedy, long in development but only now being made on a fairly low budget, updates the tomfoolery and shenanigans for a brand new audience.