Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ability to request physical items has been temporarily disabled. Click here to find out how to create lists of items to request later. OverDrive items can still be requested, and other digital resources remain available through the eLibrary site. If you need a library card, register here.

The angels' share

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Spanish
Format: DVD 2013
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Carrick Audiovisual Collection DVD Angels'
Location  CLP - Carrick
 
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
 
Call Number  DVD Angels'
 
 
CLP - East Liberty AV DVD Angels'
Location  CLP - East Liberty
 
Collection  AV
 
Call Number  DVD Angels'
 
 
Coraopolis Memorial Library Audiovisual DVD ANG
Location  Coraopolis Memorial Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  DVD ANG
 
 
Northland Public Library Audio Video Comedy ANGELS' SHARE (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Video
 
Call Number  Comedy ANGELS' SHARE (DVD)
 
 
 
Unavailable (1)
Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
An untapped talent for discerning the quality of scotch whiskey offers a desperate Glasgow lowlife a much-needed shot at redemption in this gentle comic fable from director Ken Loach and longtime screenwriter partner Paul Laverty. Caught up in a family feud that's about to blow up in his face, Robbie (Paul Brannigan) is offered a large sum of cash to leave Glasgow by his pregnant girlfriend's father. He's facing 300 hours of community service when he slips into the maternity ward and looks into the eyes of their newborn son. In that moment, Robbie vows to do everything in his power to give his son a better life. In the wake of Robbie's sentencing, he's placed under the watch of the surly yet kindhearted Harry (John Henshaw), who introduces him to the joys of fine whiskey. A trip to a local distillery with Harry soon follows, and it's there that Robbie's sensitive nose picks up all the subtle nuances of the complex whiskey swirling in his glass. Meanwhile, upon learning that the two-percent of the spirits that disappear into the air every year are known as "The Angel's Share," Robbie and fellow dead-enders Rhino, Albert, and Mo hatch a plan to steal one of the world's rarest whiskeys. Now, for the first time in his life, Robbie has a choice -- will he resort back to his old criminal ways, or follow his perceptive olfactory nerves to a future he could have never seen coming? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Additional Information
Subjects Criminals -- Drama.
Feature films.
Crime films.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher New York, NY :2013
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Laverty, Paul, screenwriter.
O'Brien, Rebecca, producer.
Loach, Ken, 1936- director.
Brannigan, Paul, actor.
Henshaw, John, 1951- actor.
Allam, Roger, actor.
Ruane, William, actor.
Maitland, Gary, actor.
Fenton, George, composer.
Sixteen Films (Firm), production company.
Why Not Productions Inc., production company.
Wild Bunch (Firm), production company.
Films du fleuve (Firm), production company.
Urania Pictures, production company.
France 2 cinéma (Firm), production company.
Studio Canal+, production company.
Ciné Cinéma (Firm), production company.
Soficinéma 8 (Firm), production company.
Pacte (Firm), production company.
Cineart TV (Firm), production company.
France télévision , production company.
IFC Films, production company, publisher.
Participants/Performers Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Roger Allam, William Ruane, Gary Maitland.
Other Contributors Photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Jonathan Morris ; music, George Fenton.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language English
Spanish
In English, with Spanish subtitles; with English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Description 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0788616951
9780788616952
Other Classic View