overview : Heroin addict Mark Renton stumbles through bad ideas and sobriety attempts with his unreliable friends -- Sick Boy, Begbie, Spud and Tommy. He also has an underage girlfriend, Diane, along for the ride. After cleaning up and moving from Edinburgh to London, Mark finds he can't escape the life he left behind when Begbie shows up at his front door on the lam, and a scheming Sick Boy follows.
Release Date : Feb 23, 1996
Runtime : 1h 34m
Companies : Channel Four Films, Noel Gay Motion Picture Company, Figment Films, Miramax, Film4 Productions
Countries : United Kingdom
Keywords : london, england, scotland, based on novel or book, drug addiction, drug dealer, nightclub, junkie, heroin, cold turkey, edinburgh, scotland, modern society, hallucination, friendship, monolog, surrealism, dark comedy, stealing, drug rehabilitation, drug dealing, drugs, cult film, recovering addict, illegal drugs, drug culture, antihero