Daniel is a man without a home. Following a personal tragedy, he left his wife and job and drifted into a life on the streets of London. Living in the shadows and surviving on the margins has taken its toll. He desperately wants to find a way back to his former life. But guilt and shame are insurmountable obstacles. Instead, he watches his wife from a distance, as she goes about her daily life. She is so close and yet belongs to another world. A world that he once shared with her.
Daniel’s only companion is a dog called Bruno. They are inseparable. But after he is assaulted one night, Bruno goes missing. As Daniel searches the city for Bruno, he comes across a young boy hiding alone in a dark playground. They search for Bruno, forming an emotional bond in the face of danger. Each step of their journey taking them closer to home and offers the possibility of redemption.
Q+A with director Karl Golden and cast
“Two powerhouse performances from Diarmaid Murtagh and Woody Norman anchor this very personal piece of storytelling.” — WF
Irish Feature Competition
Director Karl Golden
Script Karl Golden
Producer Katie Hodgkin
Executive Producer Christine Alderson
Cast Diarmaid Murtagh, Woody Norman, Seun Shote, Scarlett Alice Johnson
2019 | United Kingdom | 94 mins