The Young Offenders To Be Released On DVD This Week
The Irish Box-Office smash hit The Young Offenders is going on DVD release nationwide this Friday 3rd March.
The comedy, which has grossed over €1.2m to date at the Irish box office and is still running in Omniplex Mahon Point in Cork, has received critical acclaim in both Ireland and UK and boasts a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
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. It’s the debut feature from Peter Foott and introduces new acting talent Chris Walley and Alex Murphy in the lead roles with comedians Hilary Rose and PJ Gallagher also starring.
Since its premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh last summer where it was awarded Best Irish Feature, it has gone on to charm Irish and international audiences alike. It picked up an Honourable Mention for Best Comedy at the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, picked up three awards at the LA Comedy Festival, the largest comedy festival in the US and was well received at the BFI London International Film Festival back in late 2016. The film is set to be seen by audiences across the globe with numerous international distribution deals done.
The DVD will be available in all good DVD stores as well as online on Amazon and the Wildcard Distribution website.
As well as the DVD release, The Young Offenders is available to view across online platforms in Ireland including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, and Eir.
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