Donkeys is a 2010 Scottish independent feature film, directed by Morag McKinnon and starring James Cosmo, Kate Dickie, Martin Compston, Brian Pettifer, and Natalie Press. It was awarded best feature film at the 2011 British Academy Scotland Awards, and Cosmo was named best actor.


The film is a black comedy or tragicomedy set in Glasgow, Scotland. Cosmo plays an old man called Alfred trying to mend his relationship with his children, daughter Jackie (Kate Dickie) and son Stevie (Martin Compston), with darkly comic results.


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    contentLocation Glasgow
    director Morag McKinnon
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords old man
    theme black comedy