Whisky Galore! ranks among the most popular and best-loved Ealing Studios comedies, included in the BFI’s list of the 100 Best British films of the 20th Century.
When a ship carrying 50,000 cases of whisky runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation to replenish their depleted supplies.
Only an English Home Guard captain, brilliantly played by Basil Greenwood, stands in their way. The first film from from Ealing stalwart Alexander Mackendrick (The Ladykillers, The Man In the White Suit), Whisky Galore! is a 100% proof comedy classic, now digitally restored and remastered to its full glory.
The Feature: digitally restored & remastered
Introduction by George Perry, Author of Forever Ealing
Audio Commentary by British cinema expert John Ellis
Distilling Whisky Galore! 52 minute documentary including interviews with Alexander Mackendrick and his crew
Whisky Galore!: A Personal History: A 20 minute recounting of the original events from islander Angus Campbell
Interview with Hilary Mackendrick, wife of Alexander Mackendrick