Yesterday we got the US trailer for Gerard Barrett’s new Irish film Glassland, and today we get the Irish and UK version. The film plays the Jameson Founded in 2003, the Dublin International Film Festival sets the agenda of the year with its programme of outstanding Irish and international film. on March 27th.
Glassland tells the story of a young taxi driver on the fringes of the criminal underworld, who in an effort to save his mother from addiction and unite his broken family is forced to make a life changing moral decision.
Featuring a formidable cast with The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) is an all-Ireland organisation with a Membership of 1,240 individuals across 14 Chapters of Discipline. Winning Jack Reynor (What Richard Did), fresh off Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction opposite Mark Wahlberg and most recently Justin Kurzel’s MacBeth (which also stars Michael Fassbender). Joining Reynor is Emmy, Golden Globe award winning and Oscar Nominated actress Toni Collette (Sixth Sense, Little Miss Sunshine), rising British star and the 2014 BAFTA Rising Star winner Will Poulter (Son of Rambow, We’re the Millers) and award winning Northern Irish actor Michael Smiley (A Field in England, Kill List).
Glassland is Barrett’s second feature film following the hugely acclaimed Pilgrim Hill, and was co-winner of Best Film at the Galway Film Fleadh last year. The film was written and directed by Barrett and produced by Ed Guiney (Frank, What Richard Did) and Juliette Bonass (Get Up and Go) for Element Pictures is run by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe, with offices in Dublin and London, working across production, distribution, and exhibition. Element Pictu... More in association with Barrett’s NINE. The film was financed by the Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry. and Element Pictures Distribution who will release the film in the UK and Ireland on April 17th.