Restless Natives is a 1985 Scottish cinema adventure comedy, directed by Michael Hoffman.
The story follows the adventures of two Scottish youths from the Wester Hailes district of Edinburgh, played by Vincent Friell and Joe Mullaney, who, in rebellion to their drab lives in urban Scotland in the mid-1980s, become modern highwaymen. Donning masks of a clown and a wolf-man and riding a Honda CG125 motorbike, for a joke they waylay and hold up with a toy gun tourist coaches in the Highlands, in the process becoming a tourist attraction themselves. Having inadvertently acquired substantial amounts of money, they proceed to become modern Robin Hoods, doling it out to the poor of their city by scattering it on bike rides through its streets, attracting national media attention and pursuit by the police.
|keywords||highland highwayman honda cg125 joe mullaney robin hood robin hoods scottish highlands tourist attraction toy gun vincent friell west wester hailes|
|producer||Andy Paterson Rick Stevenson|
|publisher||Orion Classics Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment|