More than twenty years after Trainspotting was director Danny Boyle with a sequel to the cult classic from 1996. The same gang, a few decades later. Who is in need of a solid shot of nostalgia, which is now in the Movies & Series Pass of Proximus TV.
The addict foursome from the first Trainspotting is back, and with the same actors. Ewan McGregor crawls again into the skin of Mark Renton, and also Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle resume their role.
There are twenty years have passed. The junkies from back then are in their forties. A lot has changed, but also remained the same. After twenty years in Amsterdam will ex-addict Mark Renton back to Edinburgh, where his old friends waiting. Their lives are not very enviable: Begbie is in jail, Spud has an addiction, now also a child, and Sick Boy is still not forget who there at the time with the money off is gone… Also the other old ‘friends’ appear to be waiting for him: sadness, loss, joy, revenge, hatred, friendship, love, desire, fear, regret, diacetylmorphine, self-destruction and danger… It takes a long time before Renton in his old habits, which threatens to expire.
Director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs) attracts with its sequel, full the card of nostalgia, and that is good news for fans of the first Wiki. With the familiar close-ups, slowmotions and gears, flashbacks and flashforwards, hard music.
Curious? T2 Trainspotting is now available to view with the Movies & Series Pass of Proximus TV.
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