The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders - Irish Film Festa

Ireland, 2016

Director: Peter Foott; screenplay: Peter Foott; cinematography: Patrick Jordan; editing: Colin Campbell; music: Ray Harman; production design: Anthony Courtney; costumes: Jonathan Hughes; producers: Peter Foott, Julie Ryan; production company: Vico Films; Irish location: Co. Cork running time: 90’

Cast: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose, PJ Gallagher



Inspired by Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure of €440 million off the coast of Cork in 2007, The Young Offenders follows two Cork inner-city teenagers, Conor and Jock, as they embark on a 160 km road trip on stolen bikes in the hopes of finding a bale of cocaine that has reportedly gone missing.