16 Jul Movie Night

It’s difficult to determine what constitutes a “Scottish movie.” Is it the director? The setting? The filming location? The cast? The content? Unlike US, Bollywood, or French cinema, which each have identifiable, categorical features, Scottish movies may be a bit more difficult to categorize. But that’s where the fun begins! With a bit of artistic discretion, here are Panrimo’s top 7 Scottish movies: [caption id="attachment_897" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] I want those boots.[/caption] http://intrigue.ie/media/2014/05/216140.jpg 7.) One Day (2011) Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, One Day charts the relationship between graduates from the University of Edinburgh over the course of 20 years. Illustrating the complexities of relationships and featuring dynamic characters, One Day also gives you fantastic looks of Scotland, including gorgeous views of Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, one of Scotland’s most iconic sights. [caption id="attachment_898" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Such hair![/caption] http://www.electricsheepmagazine.co.uk/features/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/thewickerman_lordsummerisle.jpg 6.) The Wicker Man (1974) Although you may be more familiar with the more recent iteration of this story starring Nicolas Cage (and if you aren’t, you’re in for a campy, awful treat), the original Wicker Man plays down the ridiculous special effects and puts much more emphasis on the disturbing storyline, featuring strange happenings on the island of Summerisle involving the local townspeople. Although forgotten upon its release, the film has developed a significant cult following. [caption id="attachment_899" align="aligncenter" width="448"] SO glamorous.[/caption] http://s3.amazonaws.com/criterion-production/stills/30684-574311dab91c4e32fca0378a4fff3077/Film_56_39Steps_original.jpg 5.) The 39 Steps (1935) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and his only film to be set in Scotland, this adaption of the 1915 novel features intrigue, espionage, daring escapes, and...

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