THE YOUNG OFFENDERS

By Peter FOOTT

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - as FEST

Comedy - Completed 2016

Two teenage boys from Cork steal bicycles and ride off on a quest to find a missing brick of cocaine worth 7,000,000 euros.

Festivals
& Awards

Galway Film Fleadh 2016
Best Feature Film
Austin Fantastic Fest 2016
Best Comedy Debut
BFI London FF 2016
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    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • IRELAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Peter FOOTT
    • Writer(s)
    • Peter FOOTT
    • Producer(s)
    • Julie RYAN, Peter FOOTT
    • Synopsis
    • Inspired by the true story of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure in 2007, The Young Offenders is a comedy road movie about best friends Conor and Jock, two inner-city teenagers from Cork who dress the same, act the same, and even have the same bum-fluff moustaches.
      Jock is a legendary bike thief who plays a daily game of cat-and-mouse with the bike-theft-obsessed Sergeant Healy. When a drug-trafficking boat capsizes off the coast of west cork and 61 bricks of cocaine, each worth €7m, are seized, word gets out that there is a brick missing. The boys steal two bikes and go on a road trip hoping to find the missing brick which they can sell so as to escape their troubled home lives…. But Sergeant Healy is in hot pursuit.
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