Rialto

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Peter Mackie Burns

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2019

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Ireland, UK

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Feature

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90

mins

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English with English subtitles

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Colm has a seemingly good life: A managerial job in Dublin’s docks, two children, and a kind, loyal wife. After the death of his father, Colm’s emotional life cracks open, and his downward spiral continues when he is laid of from his job. Drinking heavily and unable to confide in his wife, Colm finds himself drawn to Jay, a 19-year-old who dabbles in sex work. Their sexual encounters and tentative friendship become Colm’s only solace, but this recklessness puts his family life at risk.

DIRECTOR

Peter Mackie Burns

Peter Mackie Burns

Screenings

DATE+TIME

Thursday 29 October

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21:45

The Cinematheque—Carl

Saturday 31 October

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19:30

Empire Bio

Rialto

Colm has a seemingly good life: A managerial job in Dublin’s docks, two children, and a kind, loyal wife. After the death of his father, Colm’s emotional life cracks open, and his downward spiral continues when he is laid of from his job. Drinking heavily and unable to confide in his wife, Colm finds himself drawn to Jay, a 19-year-old who dabbles in sex work. Their sexual encounters and tentative friendship become Colm’s only solace, but this recklessness puts his family life at risk.

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Screenings

Thursday 29 October

·

21:45

The Cinematheque—Carl

Saturday 31 October

·

19:30

Empire Bio