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SUNSHINE ON LEITH <span>(2013)</span> artwork


Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 98

Release dates 04/10/2013

BBFCInsight Contains mild language, violence and sex references

Genre(s) Musical

Director(s) Dexter Fletcher

Cast includes George MacKay, Peter Mullan, Jason Flemyng, Jane Horrocks, Freya Mavor, Antonia Thomas, Paul Brannigan, Daniela Nardini, Kevin Guthrie

Summary Davy and Ally 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.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 24/09/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SUNSHINE ON LEITH is a musical in which two friends return to Edinburgh after serving as soldiers in Afghanistan and find that life as civilians has its own difficulties. The film is rated PG for mild language, violence and sex references.

There are occasional uses of 'bloody, 'bloody hell' and 'crap'.

During an anniversary party an ill-judged joke starts a bar brawl that includes a head-butt to a man's forehead and some punches that are not seen to make clear contact. The violence is quickly brought to a halt and several characters make it very clear that the fighting is unacceptable.

There are some mild sex references. One man says that sister cannot be expected to 'drop everything' to be with her boyfriend and the other replies 'that's exactly what I expect her to do'. In addition, a woman tells her friend that her brother will be too busy 'staring at your tits' to notice what she is saying. During a musical number a woman sings about losing her virginity and how her 'sex life is all history'. A couple are also seen sneaking into a toilet cubicle together. It is implied that they are going to have sex but this is never seen or heard.

The film also includes a scene in which a man collapses with a heart attack but he's quickly seen to be receiving medical help.

PG stands for Parental Guidance. A PG film should not disturb a child aged around eight or older. However, parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger or more sensitive children.



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