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That Sinking Feeling


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That Sinking Feeling 1979 15

90 mins Director. Bill Forsyth

Before Gregory's Girl, Bill Forsyth mate this equally hilarious caper about a group of unemployed teenagers who hatch a plan to steal a job lot of stainless steel sinks. Long championed by the likes of Mark Kermode, and unavailable with its original Glaswegian dialogue track since its long-deleted original VHS release, Forsyth's authentic depiction of 1970s Glasgow youth culture makes for an unfairly neglected slice of British cinema and a welcome rediscovery by BFI's Flipside DVD label.

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Directed by

Bill Forsyth


Eddie Burt

Danny Benson

Robert Buchanan




Rebel Rousers Cult Cinema


15 Strong language, sexualised nudity, suicide references





Production company

Sinking Feeling Film Corporation

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