Whisky Galore! ranks among the most popular and best-loved of Ealing Studio’s comedies.
When a ship carrying 50,000 cases of whisky runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation to replenish their depleted supplies.
Only an English Home Guard captain, brilliantly played by Basil Greenwood, stands in their way.Also starring Joan Greenwood and James Robertson Justice, this first film(1949) from Ealing stalwart Alexander Mackendrick, (later ‘The Ladykillers’ and ‘The Man In The White Suit’), isincluded in the British Film Institute’s list of the 100 Best British films of the 20th Century.
Special Offer: Book for this film together with any screening of ‘The Angel's Share’ for £10 (Friends £8). To get this discount online, you must choose the adult ticket (not OAP).
UK · 1949 · Alexander Mackendrick · 83min