Trainspotting [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; Channel Four Films ; a Figment Film in association with the Noel Gay Motion Picture Company ; producer, Andrew MacDonald ; director, Danny Boyle ; screenplay by John Hodge.
Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 
A young heroin addict in Edinburgh tries to kick the habit but his junkie friends aren't making it easy for him.
MPAA rating: R; for graphic heroin use and resulting depravity, strong language, sex, nudity and some violence.
English or French dialogue; closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on the novel by Irvine Welsh.
Special features (disc 2): making of Trainspotting ; Trainspotting retrospective ; interviews ; "Behind the needle" ; Cannes Film Festival interviews ; biographies: cast and crew ; feature commentary ; deleted scenes ; gallery ; teaser trailer ; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Brian Tufano ; production design, Kave Quinn ; editor, Masahiro Hirakubo.
Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, Kelly MacDonald.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
Consensus: A brutal, often times funny, other times terrifying portrayal of drug addiction in Edinburgh. Not for the faint of heart, but well worth viewing as a realistic and entertaining reminder of the horrors of drug use.
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