What Richard Did


Ireland, 2012

Director: Lenny Abrahamson; screenplay: Malcolm Campbell; cinematography: David Grennan; editing: Nathan Nugent; production design: Stephanie Clerkin; costumes: Leonie Prendergast; music: Stephen Rennicks; casting: Louise Kiely; producers: Ed Guiney; production company: Element Pictures; Irish location: Co. Wicklow; duration: 87’

Cast: Jack Reynor, Róisín Murphy, Sam Keeley, Lars Mikkelsen



What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the beginning of university. The world is bright and everything seems possible, until in one summer night Richard does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him.