Sun 16 July | 16:00 | Pálás Screen 3

1987 | Ireland | 88’ | Narrative

Joe Comerford’s signature sharp realism infuses this darkly entertaining comedy-thriller about ex-IRA man Reefer (Ian McElhinney), Teresa (Carol Scanlan) a pregnant woman trying to overcome a drug addiction, Spider (Sean Lawlor) and Badger (Ray McBride), an unlikely quartet who live aboard a trawler on the Galway coast.

This 2023 Director’s Cut has been restored through the IFI and Screen Ireland Digitisation Project. Presented by the Irish Film Institute.

Director/Writer: Joe Comerford
Producer: Lelia Doolan
Cast: Ian Mclhinney, Carol Moore, Sean Lawlor, Ray McBride

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