Sunshine on Leith

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Director(s): Dexter Fletcher
Production: Orion Releasing LLC.
  1 win & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

See you.

I'm not ready.

I had everything planned for the morn.

Ma, it's all right.

I even got this to put up.

Steak pie.

I got a steak pie.

It's still in the freezer.

It's never gonna defrost in time.

I was sorry to hear about Ronnie.

Could have been me, Dad.

Maybe should have been.

It was my squad.

It was my responsibility.

It was a roadside bomb. There was

nothing you could do about that.

It's good to have you home.

Look at you, my wee brother,

the war hero.

Is this all right?

You did say.

I'm gonna get back to work.

- See you later.

- Great.

We'll put wee Lewis in with Carol Ann.

You can share with Brendan.

Don't worry. It won't be for long.

- Kids'll love it, won't youse?


Having your Uncle Ally

to stay for a wee while.


- Are you a soldier?

- I am, yes.

- You look fabulous.

- That's very kind of you. Thanks.

You're welcome.

- Hey.

- Where have you been?

All right, grumpy.

Well, Ally and Davy turned up.

- Really?

- Yeah. They got away early.

Ally's just got back after

six months and you're here?

Well, it's my job.

You'd do the same.

Yeah, chance'd be a fine thing.

- You still coming to Francine's do?

- Yeah, you know I am.

Good. Very good.

- Don't start.

- What?

- Trying to set me up again.

- Come on. He wasn't that bad.

Yeah, he was. He was weird.

He was a Scientologist.

Well, I thought that meant

he worked in a lab.

Came from one more like.

- Ally, did you ever shoot anybody?

- What?

Did you ever shoot anybody, Ally?

Am I on the top bunk?

I'm afraid you're on the bottom bunk.

I'm no use for it.


- Hiya, Harry.

- Oh, Jean.

Big day today,

what with Davy coming back.

He's already here. My boy's home.

He got away early.

- That's lovely. You must be pleased.

- Aye.

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Stephen Greenhorn

Stephen Greenhorn (born 5 September 1964 in Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland) is a Scottish playwright and screenwriter. He is the creator of the BBC Scotland soap opera River City. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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