Here Are The Young Men [Online FILM]
- 30 Apr 2021
- 14 May 2021
- 30 Apr, All Day
14 May, All Day
Distributed by Modern Films
Written and Directed by Eoin Macken
Runtime 96 min,
Feature documentary, UK
Here Are The Young Men is a fresh and shocking Irish thriller featuring an all-star cast including Dean Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones, 1917), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Golden Globe(™) winner Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit, Emma), Emmett J Scanlan (Peaky Blinders), Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Danger Close), Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Sing Street) and Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones).
Dublin 2003. Aimless teenager Matthew (Chapman) and his disaffected friends leave school into a social vacuum of drink, drugs and thrill-seeking in one last Summer of adolescence. Matthew romantically yearns after his free-spirited friend Jen (Taylor-Joy) and struggles to maintain his increasingly disturbing relationship with the magnetic but sadistic Kearney (Cole). Whilst their precocious friend Rez (Walsh Peelo) has started to succumb to paranoia and depression. Matthew and the group are soon led by the deranged Kearney into a world of nihilistic violence, falling into shocking acts of transgression that will irrevocably change their lives.
Here Are The Young Men is written and directed by Eoin Macken from the novel of the same name by Rob Doyle.