Oliver Nolan, a volatile homeless man, wanders the streets of Dublin City during the Christmas period. After an unusual encounter with an evangelist, Oliver believes he is sent on a mission from God to clean up society. When he saves a disaffected young boy named Tommy from some local bullies an unlikely friendship is formed. Oliver soon learns that Tommy’s mother is an addict and his uncle Rudyard is a local drug dealer, and takes ..
Set in 1990’s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son
Man-boy farmer Donal discovers that his father has suddenly passed away. Now on his own, Donal attempts to lose his virginity by hiring a prostitute to help him get out of his rut. And so he meets Kim, an aging Kiwi escort. After engaging in a strictly sexual encounter, their relationship soon progresses into a lusty romance, then to a business enterprise between two partners. Through these exploits, Donal and Kim provide each other with ..
When son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss
Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis
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The film follows the deterioration of a relationship told through the eyes of a man whose brain has been curdled by isolation. So desperate for companionship the man plays out a relationship between himself and a woman that he has killed but it isn’t long before the corpse begins to deteriorate and the relationship follows suit. As the world the Man has built around himself begins to spiral out of control he watches on helplessly ..
Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the bitter-and-twisted who all think that, really, they deserve to be somewhere else. They all think they’re there by accident and that, with a little luck, life is going to get better. Wrong, ..
A constellation of variously desperate characters collide on a fateful New Year’s Eve in Derry, Northern Ireland in this twisty, blackly comic crime thriller. (TIFF)
In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the ‘Red Scare’