The Young Offenders

Fri 8 July / Town Hall Theatre / 20.002016 / Ireland / 85min
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“…a free-wheeling Irish comedy about dreams, friendship, and getting older (but not necessarily any wiser).”

Inspired by the true story of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure in 2007, The Young Offenders is a comedy road movie about best friends Conor and Jock, two inner-city teenagers from Cork who dress the same, act the same, and even have the same bum-fluff moustaches.

Jock is a legendary bike thief who plays a daily game of cat-and-mouse with the bike-theft-obsessed Garda Sergeant Healy. When a drug-trafficking boat capsizes off the coast of West Cork and 61 bales of cocaine, each worth €7m, are seized, word gets out that there is a bale missing.  The boys steal two bikes and go on a road trip hoping to find the missing bale which they can sell so as to escape their troubled home lives…. But Sergeant Healy is in hot pursuit.

Director Peter Foott and cast will attend.

Director Peter Foott
Cast Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, PJ Gallagher
Script Peter Foott
Producers Peter Foott, Julie Ryan, Cormac Fox