Whisky Galore

Whisky Galore Release Date: May 12, 2017

The original film Whisky Galore was shot in Barra during a wet summer in 1948 and released in June 1949. Based on the book by Compton McKenzie it was an instant success, earning a Best Picture Nomination at the 1950 BAFTAs.

The original film was in color. This, the remake, is in color.

Both movies, including the remake, are based on a real life story.

In the middle of war time rationing, the SS Politician ran aground with a cargo of 264,000 bottles of malt whisky. It is time to retell the story of Whisky Galore. Introducing new audiences, and reminding existing fans, of the wonderful story.

Whisky Galore Trailer

Starring: James CosmoEllie KendrickTim Pigott-SmithFenella WoolgarEddie IzzardKevin GuthrieSean BiggerstaffNaomi BattrickMichael NardoneGregor Fisher
Genres: ComedyRomance
Directed By: Gillies MacKinnon
Runtime: 98 minutes
Studio: Arrow Films
MPAA Rating Unrated