Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

A Comic Way out; Finding a Way out of a Family Feud Might Be Difficult. without Whisky, That Is

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

A Comic Way out; Finding a Way out of a Family Feud Might Be Difficult. without Whisky, That Is

Article excerpt

ROBBIE is locked in a family feud and is doing his best to find a way out.

With the birth of his son Luke, Robbie swears his child will not live the same life he has.

On community service in Glasgow, Robbie meets Rhino, Albert and Mo, who a like him a look at work as little more than a distant dream.

Little did Robbie imagine that turning to drink might change their lives a not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world. What will it be for Robbie? More violence and vendettas or a new future?

Director Ken Loach talks about the film.

Why this story?

Late last year, the number of unemployed young people in Britain reached over a million for the first time. We wanted to tell a story about this generation of young people, a lot of whom face an empty future. They can be pretty sure that they wonat get a job, a permanent job, a secure job.

Youave made several films in Glasgow before. Why there again? …

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