James McAvoy, Jamie Bell and Imogen Poots star in the crime comedy-drama Filth, based on the novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting). Watch the movie trailer for Filth below. 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.
Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson wants a promotion. He is clearly the best man for the job—the rest of his colleagues are just idiots. Annoyingly, there’s been a murder and Bruce’s boss wants results. No problem for Bruce. He’s in control, and when he solves the case and wins the promotion, his wife will return to him. No problem. But is life that simple? Is Bruce the man he really thinks he is? The tragic, hilarious and memorable answers unfold in FILTH… Danny Boyle presents FILTH, a Jon S. Baird film based on the acclaimed novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting).