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Sunshine on Leith (2013)
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Sunshine on Leith (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: homecoming, family relations, love and romance, ex military, fall in love, starting over, haunted by the past, friends, parents and children, hopes, buddies, siblings relations, folk, military service
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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