A trailer and images have been released for the drama Here Are The Young Men. Directed by Eoin Macken, the film is based Rob Doyle’s novel of the same name and follows a group of teenagers in Dublin, who after recently leaving school, fall into a world of drugs, alcohol and shocking acts of transgression; take a look here…
Dublin 2003. Aimless teenager Matthew (Chapman) and his disaffected friends leave school into a social vacuum of drink, drugs and thrill-seeking in one last Summer of adolescence. Matthew romantically yearns after his free-spirited friend Jen (Taylor-Joy) and struggles to maintain his increasingly disturbing relationship with the magnetic but sadistic Kearney (Cole). Whilst their precocious friend Rez (Walsh Peelo) has started to succumb to paranoia and depression. Matthew and the group are soon led by the deranged Kearney into a world of nihilistic violence, falling into shocking acts of transgression that will irrevocably change their lives.
The film features a cast that includes Dean Charles Chapman (1917), Finn Cole (Peaky Blinders), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit), Emmett J. Scanlan (Peaky Blinders), Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Sing Street) and Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones).
Here Are The Young Men is set for a digital release on April 30th in the UK.