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The Young Offenders

    • Director

      Peter Foott

    • Credits

      Peter Foott
      Julie Ryan

      Peter Foott

      Patrick Jordan

    • Principal Cast

      Alex Murphy
      Chris Walley
      Hilary Rose
      PJ Gallagher
      Dominic MacHale
      Shane Casey
      Pascal Scott
      Michael Sands

  • Category


Inspired by Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure of €440 million off the coast of Cork in 2007, The Young Offenders follows two Cork inner-city teenagers, Conor and Jock, as they embark on a 160km road trip on stolen bikes in the hopes of finding an unrecovered bale of cocaine.

85 minutes, Ireland, 2016, Colour

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