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My Name Is Joe

1998

Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.

105 min

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Crazy Heart

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A Star Is Born

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Smashed

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EXPLORE TOPIC

Addiction