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Come on Eileen

COME ON EILEEN screening plus q&a

exclusive preview screening plus q&a WITH writer/director Finola Geraghty and executive producer frank murray


12 October 2010, 18.20pm sharp

Light House Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin 7

All seating is unreserved

Contact info:
+ 353 1 6624120

The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to host an Exclusive IFTA Preview Screening of new Irish film Come on Eileen, with thanks to Bl!nder Films.

Come On Eileen is the first feature film by writer/director Finola Geraghty. Produced by Foal Film Productions and Bl!nder Films, the film stars an ensemble cast including Jackie Howe, Felix Malcolm Still, Mercedes Grower, Stephen Taylor, Noel Fielding, Keith Allen, Julia Davis and Freddie Jones.

Eileen is a mother of two children, who are both about to fly the nest. Summer stretches out in front of the family who, except for Eileen, have plans to go abroad, to a festival, to their dad’s wedding. A new relationship suddenly comes into her life, and briefly she blooms. However Bill the new boyfriend, a pot smoking ex cricketer has his own problems. Their fling opens the door to insecurity and paranoia for Eileen, and one day under the guise of celebrating her new “love” she has a drink. Once she starts she doesn’t stop …