Our Top 10 Most Scottish Films – Number 10

Trainspotting - the side of Edinburgh the tourists miss


With heroin addiction, poverty and the arrival of AIDs in Edinburgh as the subject matter, the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s best-selling novel should be grim viewing – but it’s anything but!

And there’s the added bonus of being able to spot well-kent but little-known Edinburgh places, such as the back of Waverley Station when Ewan McGregor’s running way from security guards.


Wendy Glass