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.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
66
Rotten Tomatoes:
90%
PG
Year:
2013
100 min
$157,892
Website
300 Views


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It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

I sometimes wonder why I pray

When my spirit just drives away

With a faith of a bit of luck

Or a half-tonne bomb

In the back of the truck

I think we just

went over something.

There's something

caught in the tracks.

What's going on?

I think the lead vehicle's

got a mechanical.

See if you can reach it.

If it's tomorrow or if it's today

I don't say it will be

I just say it may

When I'm on my knees

To the gates I'll stumble

And plead my case

In a style that's humble

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

When the sky takes the soul

The earth takes the clay

It could be tomorrow

or it could be today

Smell that, Davy?

That's the future.

That's the brewery.

- What's up wi' you?

It always feels weird coming back,

especially without Ronnie.

We'll see Ronnie soon enough.

We're home, Davy.

We've gotta enjoy it.

Have you thought about

what you're gonna do now that we're out?

Aye, loads.

Most of it involves your sister.

- Ally, don't go getting carried away.

- I'm not getting carried away.

You can't just expect her

to drop everything.

- That's exactly what I expect her to do.

- Hey, right?

- Something smells good.

- Did you get bread?

Yeah.

I'm on my way

from misery to happiness today

- Uh-huh

- Uh-huh

I'm on my way

from misery to happiness today

- Uh-huh

- Uh-huh

I'm on my way

to what I want from this world

And years from now

I'll make it to the next world

And everything

that I receive up yonder

Is what she gave to me

the day I wandered

I took a right

I took a right a-turning yesterday

- Uh-huh

- Uh-huh

I took a right

I took a right a-turning yesterday

Yay, yay, yay, yeah

We took the road

that brought us to our home town

We took the train

to streets that we could walk down

We walked the streets

to find the one we've looked for

We climbed the stairs

that led us to the front door

And now that I don't

want for anything

I'd have Al Jolson sing...

'...I'm sitting on

top of the world!'

- Mum, have you seen my keys?

- No.

- There's soup there. You want some?

- I haven't got time.

You cannae go to work

on an empty stomach, Liz.

- Mum, I'm late.

- Try getting up a bit earlier.

- Can you not, Dad?

- Here.

I'm sitting on top of the world

- Oh, my God!

- Davy.

What were you doing?

I can't believe you didn't tell me.

Are you good?

We weren't expecting you

till tomorrow.

They let us go early.

We thought we'd surprise you.

- I was worried you'd be working.

- I am. I'm just out the door.

I'm on lates this week.

Sorry.

Hey, son.

- Good to see you.

- You too, son, you too.

- You hungry?

- Aye.

- Sit down.

- Welcome home, Davy.

- Thank you.

- Walk me to my bus.

- OK.

- Come on.

- I'll see you later, Mrs Henshaw.

- See you later, Ally.

Good to have you both back.

Come here.

Oh, Mum.

So, you can let your

hair grow again.

- I suppose I could, aye.

- There's nothing stopping you now.

The world's your oyster.

I hate oysters.

It's just snot in a shell.

Right, I've got to go.

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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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