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The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders

Film info

  • Country:Irska
  • Director:Peter Foott
  • Year:2016
  • Duration:83'
  • Actors:Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose

Storyline

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 mustaches. Jock is a legendary bike thief who plays a daily game of cat-and-mouse with the Sergeant Healy. When a drug-trafficking boat capsizes off the coast of West Cork and 61 bales of cocaine, each worth 7 million euro, 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 a missing bale which they can sell so as to escape their troubled home lives.... But Sergeant Healy is in hot pursuit.

About the director

Peter Foott was born September 29, 1976. He is one of the co-founders of Vico Films which was formed in 2004. His first short was Just a Little Bit of Love: A Tribute to Des Smyth. Another short, The Carpenter and His Clumsy Wife was screened on RTÉ, and at over sixty international film festivals. It won nine awards including 'Best Comedy' at the 2004 Los Angeles Film Festival and a 'Special Mention' at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. Since then, Foott has worked primarily in television and comedy. He has also created and produced the hidden camera show The Fear. The movie The Young Offenders with Foott wrote, directed and produced had the biggest opening weekend at the Irish box office of any Irish film in 2016.

Screening schedule

  • 24.08.2018.

    Danubian sand island

    17:00h

Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • Bobi
Sponsors
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo

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