'Death of a Superhero' tells the story of teenager Donald Clarke who, after chemotherapy, feels he has little left to hope for. Worst of all, he might die a virgin! Based on the novel by Anthony McCarten it's a poignant coming-of-age story addressing the most painful of circumstances alongside a rich and humorous treatment of classic teen preoccupations.
Terri Hooley is a radical, rebel and music lover in 1970s Belfast, when the bloody conflict known as The Troubles shuts down his city. As all his friends take sides and take up arms, Terri opens a record shop on the most bombed half-mile in Europe and calls it Good Vibrations. Through it he discovers a compelling voice of resistance in the city's nascent underground punk scene.
When local fishermen go missing and the shore is littered with dead marine life, the inhabitants of a small west of Ireland fishing village discover they are being invaded by enormous bloodsucking tentacled creatures from the sea.
Arrested for her part in an aborted bomb plot in London, Collette McVeigh is offered a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her family. Collette returns home, but when her brothers secret operation is ambushed, an informant is suspected and Collette finds both herself and her family in grave danger.
'What Richard Did' is a striking portrait of the fall of golden-boy Richard, whose world unravels one summer night. Featuring extraordinary performances, it is a quietly devastating study of a boy confronting the gap between who he thought he was and who he proves to be.