Ticket sell-out prompts McGregor movie premiere move


THE European premiere of Ewan McGregor’s new movie hasbeen forced to move to a larger Edinburgh venue after tickets sold out.

The premiere of

“Perfect Sense’ was due to take place at the The Cameo, which holds around 400 people, during the Edinburgh International Film Festival but has now moved to the Edinburgh Festival Theatre due to a sell out of advanced tickets.

Ewan McGregor will be in attendance at the premiere on June 18 which now will fill the 1500 seater Edinburgh Festival Theatre.

Mr McGregor said:

“I’m delighted to be able to come to Edinburgh to support the film festival and the European premiere of ‘Perfect Sense and look forward to seeing the film in such an amazing venue. “

The Glasgow-set movie is directed by David McKenzie and also stars Eva Green, Ewen Bremner, Denis Lawson, Connie Nielsen and Stephen Dillane.

The drama teams Young Adam director and star, McKenzie and McGregor once again and tells the story of a chef (McGregor) and a scientist (Green) who fall in love just as the world begins to fall apart.

Sigma Films, the team behind Hallan Foe and Young Adam, have produced the film

James Mullighan, director of Edinburgh International Film Festival said:

“I am delighted that we are staging the European premiere of ‘Perfect Sense’ at this year’s festival, and collaborating with Sigma and Distributor Arrow Films in celebrating another fine production.

“It’s encouraging to see the enthusiasm of film fans who have already snapped up tickets for the premiere and we’re delighted to be able to move the screening to the glorious Edinburgh Festival Theatre venue – one of the finest movie going experiences in the UK.

“We look forward to welcoming Ewan and other members of the film’s cast and production where audiences can enjoy a first screening of this gripping new feature. “

The 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival will take place at venues across the city from 15th-26th June, offering a

“film for all’ remit and over 100 screenings.

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