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by Dexter Fletcher


Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers. The film follows the stories of Davy and Ally, who have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships.

international title: Sunshine on Leith
original title: Sunshine on Leith
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Focus Features International
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Dexter Fletcher
film run: 100'
release date: GB 04/10/2013, IE 04/10/2013, ES 19/06/2014
screenplay: Stephen Greenhorn
cast: Peter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor, Paul Brannigan
cinematography by: George Richmond
film editing: Stuart Gazzard
art director: Mike Gunn
producer: Andrew MacDonald, Allon Reich, Arabella Page-Croft, Kieran Parker
production: DNA Films, Black Camel Pictures
distributor: Entertainment Film Distributors, Filmax