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An exploration of masculinity and violence. A story of obsession and revenge, as a man tries to come to terms with a brutal, random attack and its consequences.

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Brendan Muldowney
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Darren Healy Darren Healy ... Paul Graynor
Nora-Jane Noone ... Michelle
Gerry Shanahan ... Josie Burns - Homeless Man 1
Brian Fortune ... Homeless Man 2
Andie McCaffrey Byrne Andie McCaffrey Byrne ... Woman in Car (as Andrea McCaffrey)
Feidlim Cannon Feidlim Cannon ... Ian
Vincent Walsh ... Newspaper Sub-Editor (voice)
Ryan Andrews Ryan Andrews ... Youth 1
Shane Murray-Corcoran Shane Murray-Corcoran ... Youth 2
Craig Harris Craig Harris ... Youth 3
Leroy Howard Leroy Howard ... Youth 4
Jer O'Leary ... Paul's Father
Karl Shiels Karl Shiels ... Eddie
Zoe Doyle ... Drunken Girl
Sarah Byrne Sarah Byrne ... Drunken Girl
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An exploration of masculinity and violence. A story of obsession and revenge, as a man tries to come to terms with a brutal, random attack and its consequences.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2010 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Savage - At the End of All Humanity See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Nocturne for Piano in B Flat Minor. Op. 9/1
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Stephen McKeon
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A proper slow burner done right.
16 February 2015 | by disguisesinSee all my reviews

Watched this the other day after first hearing about it after watching the trailer for it. I found the film to be brilliantly shot by the DOP, written and directed by Brendan Muldowney. With a great lead performance by Darren Healy Hands down one of the best films I have seen in a long time and better than most of the independence films coming out of England which would have done a similar plot with a lot more unoriginal approach. A proper slow burner which takes time to build up the character of Paul Graynor who goes thought a number of different emotional states before a brutally dark, violence and realistic.


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