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Film star to pull mobile cinema

Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton has helped to organise the journey

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton and film fans are preparing to pull the UK's only mobile cinema over roads in the Highland.

The Screen Machine will be hauled by muscle power for stages of the journey from Bridge of Orchy, in the west, to Nairn in the east.

Starting on Saturday, the event called A Pilgrimage will see films shown in villages along the way.

The cinema is due to arrive in Nairn on the Moray Firth on 6 August.

Last week, another of the organisers, Mark Cousins, joked about the effort's lack of muscle power.

He told Radio Scotland's Movie Cafe he suggested giving muscle-bound volunteers concession tickets to see films, to help them drag the truck.

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