What Richard Did Trailer
Directed by Lenny Abrahamson
Written by Malcolm Campbell
Produced by Ed Guiney
Staring Jack Reynor, Róisín Murphy, Sam Keeley, Lars Mikkelsen
From Director Lenny Abrahamson who directed two of the finest Irish films ever made Adam & Paul and Garage comes this tale based loosely on the book Bad Day in Blackrock by Kevin Power.
Richard Karlsen is a charming and talented young man – the undisputed leader of his circle of privileged South-Dublin teenagers. Straight out of school with a long summer and then university ahead of him, Richard’s world seems full of possibility.
This is a time of transition and change for Richard, and despite his easy manner and outward confidence, he is sensitive to the shifts occurring around him. He is serious about retaining his friendships and preserving the ideals that have become important to him during his time at school.
A new relationship with Lara, a friend of a friend that he meets at a beach party, seems to offer Richard the sort of mature relationship that he’s yearning for. Yet he can’t help but pick away at Lara’s imperfections and the relationship challenges him as much as it thrills him.
During these long easy summer days, Richard’s sense of self seems to slip and a minor row turns into a fight that pushes him over the edge.
In the aftermath, his world and the relationships which sustained it, crumble and yet we watch Richard continue to live his life, as if unscathed…Sponsored Advertisement
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