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Sunshine on Leith is a British film of genre Drama directed by Dexter Fletcher released in USA on 3 october 2013 with Jason Flemyng

Sunshine on Leith (2013)

Sunshine on Leith
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Released in USA 3 october 2013
Length 1h40
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Musical theatre,    Musical,    Romance
Rating66% 3.300523.300523.300523.300523.30052

Sunshine on Leith is a 2013 British musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher. It is an adaptation of the stage musical of the same name, a jukebox musical featuring songs by The Proclaimers. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

The songs, arranged by musical director Paul Englishby, are performed by the cast. The Proclaimers themselves appear in a brief cameo.

Synopsis

The film starts in Afghanistan where an APC is on patrol while the passengers, are nervous as to whether they will still be alive ("Sky Takes the Soul"), before an ambush happens. Some time later Davy and Ally, two recently discharged British Army servicemen, return to their homes and families in Edinburgh after a tour in Afghanistan ("I'm on my Way"). Ally returns to his girlfriend Liz, a nurse who is Davy's sister. On Davy and Ally's first night home Liz introduces Davy to her English friend and colleague Yvonne at a pub, where Liz and Yvonne take part in some drunken story telling, a Scottish tradition ("Over and Done With"). Following from their blind date Davy and Yvonne strike up a romantic relationship ("Misty Blue") as Ally and Liz consider their future as a potential married couple ("Make my Heart Fly").

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