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Headrush (2003)

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A contemporary black caper crime comedy.

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Wuzza Conlon ...
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Headrush is a crime comedy about two disillusioned youths, struggling through a haze of cannabis, who hope to solve all their problems by smuggling a consignement of drugs for a local gangster. It's set in the present day in Dublin, Ireland against the backdrop of the end of the Celtic Tiger: the bursting of the bubble of this economy boom that's supposed to have done wonders for us all. Written by tomred121@hotmail.com

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Some Trips Are Worth the Gamble

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Action | Drama | Comedy | Crime

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25 September 2003 (Netherlands)  »

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Written by H. Drum, Tristan Lynch (as T Orpen Lynch), Adam Lynch (as A Orpen Lynch)
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Wusses and Hard-Asses
14 July 2004 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

Honoring the tradition of independent movies this is a rather refreshing movie! Though, probably not intended, Dublin's bleak day-to-day existence gets driven home: Boy this is a godforsaken place!

When a looser gets dumped for being a looser, he tries to better his life. But before this gets accomplished he needs to overcome lots of difficulty: hilarious 'opponents', not-so-stupid cops, hard-ass gangsters in drags, an infuriatingly stupid best friend and last but not least world-class hilarious situations.

Though 'Train Spotting' and 'Lock Stock and Two Blazing Barrels' come to mind, this film certainly stands its own right. A must see!!


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