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EIFF: Prince of Muck + Recorded Q&A (N/C 8+)

19 August

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


It is difficult to change the habits of a lifetime.

Lawrence MacEwen has farmed the Isle of Muck since the late 1960s, land owned by his father before him. With his family, he has created a rural retreat that sits out of time with the rapid transformations of the world around it. Revered for his eco-conscious stewardship in the 1970s, Lawrence now finds himself stubbornly battling to preserve the island for the next generation. Dutch filmmaker Cindy Jansen captures a uniquely cinematic portrait of a place and a person haunted by the past and struggling to maintain their relevance for the future.

World Premiere

Followed by a pre-recorded Q&A.

These films are screening Scotland-wide as part of the 74th edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival, supported by the Scottish Government's Festivals Expo Fund. EIFF 2021 takes place from 18-25 August, with in-person and online events. Join in the conversation and find out more at

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  • Director Cindy Jansen
  • Country Netherlands
  • Year of Production 2021
  • Running Time 1h17m film + approx 20 mins pre-recorded Q&A
  • Certificate N/C 8+

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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