Out of prison at last, charismatic sociopath Neal tries to visit the baby son he's never seen, his indifferent parents, and the grave of his horse - not in that order. But mainly he wants ... See full summary »

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Darren Healy ...
Neal
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Nuala
Jeff O'Toole ...
Liam
Mark Dunne ...
Sean
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Detective Sergeant Hogan
Lisa Fleming ...
Suki
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Red Andi
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Aisling
Charlotte Bradley ...
The Ma
Stuart Dunne ...
The Da
Gavin Kelty ...
Deco
John Conroy ...
Black Andy
Gerard Kearney ...
Kevin
Anton Stafford ...
Luke
Christopher Fitzpatrick ...
Gary
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Out of prison at last, charismatic sociopath Neal tries to visit the baby son he's never seen, his indifferent parents, and the grave of his horse - not in that order. But mainly he wants to rejoin his old gang in the "pony club" subculture of the wild Northside- would be urban cowboys riding horses rough shod and bare back through the streets of Dublin. He then runs into the squealer who set him up. Written by Anonymous

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Nowhere to run. Nothing to lose.

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Shot over a period of 30 days at 78 different locations in Dublin. See more »

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Fury meets Trainspotting meets the Wild Bunch!
8 May 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

What a weird movie - a bunch of brutal and disillusioned youngsters from Dublin are on the run from the police and take some horses to "ride the high country"... During their trips their discussing about life and always run into new situations of violence, death and murder.

There are some really remarkable scenes in this Irish movie, like a menacing sex scene and a guy being hanged by the bunch after a painful trial. The plot is unpredictable and twisted, and the actors are young and unknown, but very enthusiastic about their roles. The sound track features some of the best alternative, techno, trip hop and electronica grooves of the last few years.

Watch this refreshing Irish-British-Dutch-German production, which sometimes appears like a bloody mixture of The Wild Bunch, Trainspotting and Fury. Outstanding European millennium cinema!


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