The first film of the new Volta Cine Club series tackling Addiction will be on show on Monday, 17th November at 7.30 pm. Trainspotting, directed by D Boyle, and starring E McGregor, E Bremner, J Lee Miller and others.

Based on I Welsh’s novel, the film follows a group of heroin addicts in a late 1980s economically depressed area of Edinburgh and their passage through life. Beyond drug addiction, the film explores urban poverty and squalor in "culturally rich" Edinburgh. The film has been ranked as the best Scottish film ever and the 10th best best British film ever.

You are here: Home News & Events Trainspotting