WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Vaughn-Lawlor (Becoming Jane), Tom Glynn-Carney (The King), Monica Dolan (Pride), Sophie Jo Wasson (32A), Scott Graham (The Legend of Longwood), Michael Smiley (Kill List), Eileen Walsh (The Magdalene Sisters), Deirdre Donnelly (Cracks), Deirdre Molloy (Adam & Paul), Kervin Soobrayen (film debut), Alexandra Smith (film debut), Jane McGrath (Vita & Virginia), Pat McGrath (The Crooked Mile), Ger Ryan (The Man Who Invented Christmas), Beibhinn Jones (The Drummer and the Keeper)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Peter Mackie Burns (Daphne), director; Mark O’Halloran (Adam & Paul), writer; Valentina Brazzini (Unmade Beds), Tristan Goligher (45 Years), Alan Maher (Song of Granite) and John Wallace (Dollhouse), producers; Valentin Hadjadj (Girl), composer; Adam Scarth (Apostasy), cinematographer; Tim Fulford (Only You), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Colm (Vaughn-Lawlor), a mid-40s family man with a managerial job on Dublin’s docks, finds himself unable to open up to anyone following the death of his father. The only person he manages to form a connection with is Kay (Glynn-Carney), a young male prostitute – but as their sexual encounters and growing friendship become more frequent, Colm’s recklessness threatens to ruin the comfortable life he’s made for himself…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
From the director of the acclaimed indie hit Daphne comes a tale of identity and middle-aged reawakening that’s held together by a quietly powerful lead performance by Tom Vaughn-Lawlor, who Tony Stark called “Squidward” in the last two Avengers movies.