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by Gillies MacKinnon


The true story of the cargo ship SS Politician running aground off the coast of Eiriskay in 1941, releasing its cargo of whisky, has been immortalised in several books, plays, musicals, TV documentaries and most notably in the iconic and highly acclaimed Ealing classic Whisky Galore.

international title: Whisky Galore
original title: Whisky Galore
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: GFM films
year: 2016
genre: fiction
directed by: Gillies MacKinnon
screenplay: Peter McDougall
cast: Ellie Kendrick, James Cosmo, Eddie Izzard, Sean Biggerstaff, Michael Nardone, Fenella Woolgar
cinematography by: Nigel Willoughby
film editing: Anne Sopel
art director: Andy Harris
costumes designer: Gill Horn
music: Patrick Doyle
production: Whisky Galore Movie Ltd [GB]
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