I attended the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 online! Here’s what I saw:
(Originally published 17 November-19 December 2016)
Intro/Tuesday & Thursday:
(Originally published 24 March 2016)
Conor Lawlor (Feridia Walsh-Peelo) is an ordinary boy who is put into public school after his parents fall on hard times. Whilst attending Synge Street, he becomes infatuated with a girl named Raphina (Lucy Boynton) and lies about being in a band in order to impress her. Getting some lads from his school, they actually form a band as Conor is aided by his waster, musically-obsessed older brother Brendan (Jack Reynor).