“Flying Scotsman” Premieres

Posted by chdot on August 15, 2006

The Edinburgh International Film Festival opened last night with the long awaited biopic about Graeme Obree, The Flying Scotsman. It was awarded a ‘so so’ review in the Scotsman.

The Herald‘s reviewer is more enthusiastic.

Guardian underwhelmed.

The controversy over the making of the film and its unpaid workers continues.

“Yesterday Bectu, the union representing the unpaid crew members, called for an inquiry by the Culture Committee of the Scottish Parliament. The director, Douglas Mackinnon, welcomed the call.” The Herald 15.8.06

One Response to ““Flying Scotsman” Premieres”

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