Cinema from Scotland has attained an unprecedented international profile in the decade or so since "Shallow Grave" (1995) and "Trainspotting" (1996) impinged on the consciousness of audiences and critics around the world. "Scottish Cinema Now" is ...
the first collection of essays to examine in-depth the new films and filmmakers that have emerged from Scotland over the last ten years. With contributions from both established names and new voices in British Cinema Studies, the volume combines detailed textual analysis with discussion of industrial issues, scholarship on new movies with historical investigation of unjustly forgotten figures and film from Scotland's cinematic past, and a focus on international as well as indigenous images of Scottishness. Responding to the ways in recent Scottish filmmaking has transformed the country's cinematic landscape, "Scottish Cinema Now" reexamines established critical agendas and sets new ones for the study of Scotland's relationship with the moving image in the twenty-first century.