16 Years of Alcohol

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Jobson's debut feature, adapted from his own novel, singed with personal experience, is an impressively ambitious and assured affair, benefiting from a riveting performance from McKidd as the Edinburgh hard nut so haunted by his father's actions when he was a boy that his adulthood becomes a confusion of contradictory needs, fears and desires. Lynch and Fraser provide predictably excellent support, and Jobson's bold direction balances poignant lyricism, emotional punch and incisive insight to engrossing and illuminating effect.

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Release details

Rated: 18
Duration: 102 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Jobson
Screenwriter: Richard Jobson
Cast: Kevin McKidd
Laura Fraser
Susan Lynch
Stuart Sinclair Blyth
Ewen Bremner
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