WHO’S IN IT?
Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth), Barry Keoghan (The Killing of a Sacred Deer), Ned Dennehy (Mandy), Niamh Algar (Without Name), Anthony Welsh (The Personal History of David Copperfield), David Wilmot (Little Joe), Hazel Doupe (Float Like A Butterfly), Simone Kirby (Notes On Blindness), Roisin O’Neill (Darkest Hour), Toni O’Rourke (What Richard Did), Liam Carney (Angela’s Ashes), Ryan McParland (Tale of Tales), Kiljan Moroney (film debut), Ally Ni Chiarain (Michael Inside)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Nick Rowland (film debut), director; Joseph Murtagh (film debut), writer; Daniel Emmerson (Jet Trash), producer; Benjamin John Power (film debut), composer; Piers McGrail (Glassland), cinematographer; Nicolas Chaudeurge (The Two Faces of January) and Matthew Tabern (The Wedding Tackle), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Former boxer Douglas ‘Arm’ Armstrong (Jarvis) works for the vicious drug-dealing Devers clan, as an enforcer alongside his unpredictable friend and family protégé Dympna (Keoghan). Torn between his loyalties to the gang, and to his ex-girlfriend Ursula (Algar) and their young son Jack (Moroney), Arm faces a crisis of conscience when he is asked to kill for the first time…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Lady Macbeth standout Cosmo Jarvis gets to shine in a gritty, no-holes-barred gangster flick that’s as deeply unsettling to watch as it is raw and emotional.