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Young Adam: Clip 2

The corpse of a young woman is discovered by a rootless young drifter who works on a barge on a Scottish canal. Is it an accident, suicide or murder?

One afternoon, the corpse of a young woman is found floating in the canal. Accident? Suicide? Murder? It is discovered by Joe, a rootless young drifter, working on a barge travelling between Glasgow and Edinburgh, owned by Les and his wife Ella. Joe's relationship with the dead woman gradually unfolds, as claustrophobic tensions develop between him and the couple on the cramped barge.

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01-01-1998

Synopsis

David MacKenzie's adaptation of Alexander Trocchi's novel. Whilst travelling on a barge between Glasgow and Edinburgh, drifter Joe (Ewan McGregor) and his boss Les (Peter Mullan) discover a woman's corpse in the water and Joe pulls her out.

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