I think this is the first online trailer I’ve seen with a BBFC certificate card, let alone an 18 certificate one. So you best send grandma and the toddlers into the other room for a bit.
The first trailer from the adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s modern classic novel is about as shocking, rude and red-band as teasers get, showing that Jon S. Baird has certainly nailed the tone of its inspiration.
McAvoy stars as Bruce Robertson, a corrupt, sociopathic, drug-addicted detective sergeant, and his twisted, misanthropic day-to-day escapades.
A bipolar bigoted junkie cop, manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.