SUNSHINE ON LEITH is the heart-warming, foot tapping adaption of the hit stage musical of the same name, based on the music of The Proclaimers. Produced with DNA Films (Trainspotting, Last King of Scotland, Dredd) and directed by BAFTA nominated Dexter Fletcher (Wild Bill), the film will have it’s world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013.
Sunshine On Leith is the tale of one tight-knit family, and the three couples bound to it, as they experience the joys and heartache that punctuate all relationships. And they do it all while singing to songs of The Proclaimers.
Sunshine On Leith stars Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur, War Horse) and Jane Horrocks (Little Voice), George Mackay (For Those In Peril, Defiance ), Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas (Misfits) and Freya Mavor (Skins). The screeenplay was written and adapted by Stephen Greenhorn, and the Musical Director is Paul Englishby.
EFD Films are the film’s UK distributors, and Focus Features International are handling the International Sales rights. Sunshine on Leith will be released in the UK on October 4th 2013.
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