Part of the European Perspectives Strand
Cast Nikesh Patel, Art Malik, Sarah Bolger, Colm Meaney
Director of Photography: Mel Griffith
Editor: Alexander Dittner, Constantin von Seld
Produced by: Hermann Florin, Ailish McElmeel
Music: Mathias Weber
Screenplay by: Conor McDermottroe, Mark O'Halloran
Production Designer: Conor Dennison
Young Muslim Raghdan Aziz (Nikesh Patel) struggles to deal with cultural and generational chaos after his domineering father (Art Malik), in a bid to get his son back into his life, takes over a rundown abattoir in the West of Ireland, making it Halal. Between his angry girlfriend, stoner best pals and his belligerent father, his easy-going life in coastal Sligo takes a turn for the worst. This charming whimsical culture-clash comedy is inspired by true events as it details Ireland’s first Halal meat factory, by a series of fine lead performances.
Supported by Culture Ireland.
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