Join Jason, a wannabe DJ, on a drug-fuelled trip through the streets of Dublin as he stumbles from one session to another.
Somewhere between the DJs, decks, and drug busts he stumbles across a familiar face from the past, his brother Daniel. Daniel, an educated heroin addict, is living on the streets of Dublin.
The brothers haven’t seen or spoken to each other in years but over a lost weekend they reconnect and reminisce over raves, tunes and their troubled past. Two brothers living very different lives might have more in common than they think.
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The play premiered in 2014. Both Kirwan and Anderson prefer acting on stage than acting in a film. It won the Best Fringe Performers Award at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.
The play was shown at the Project Arts Centre twice.Paul Taylor, writing for The Independent gave a positive review of its 2017 run at the National Theatre in London saying, “Emmet Kirwan’s two-hander, starring himself as Jason, a wannabe DJ and Ian Lloyd Anderson, as his long-lost drug addict brother, is highly charged theatre.”Michael Billington of
The Guardian gave a negative review of the same run at the National Theatre saying, “If Kirwan can harness his verbal power, he may yet write a play that offers more than a sensory impression.”
Movie Cast And Details:
Director Dave Tynan
Writer Emmet Kirwan, Dave Tynan
Stars Emmet Kirwan, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Seána Kerslake |
Release Date 29 June 2018 (Ireland)
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