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HEADRUSH

by Shimmy Marcus

synopsis

A crazy, contemporary, black caper/crime comedy about two young guys, Charlie and T-bag, who hope to solve all their problems by working for a notorious Underworld Criminal, The Uncle who has just returned from exile to bury his recently murdered brother.

international title: Headrush
original title: Headrush
country: Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands
sales agent: Media Luna New Films
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Shimmy Marcus
film run: 85'
release date: NL 25/09/2003, IE 24/06/2005
screenplay: Shimmy Marcus
cast: Steven Berkoff, Tom Hickey, John Kavanagh, Gavin Kelty, Huey Morgan, Mick Nolan, Wuzza Conlon, Laura Pyper, Maura O’Neill
cinematography by: Owen McPolin
film editing: Joe Marcus
art director: Laurent Mellet
costumes designer: Suzanne Cave
producer: Edwina Forkin
production: Zanzibar Films, Ipso Facto Films, IJswater Films, NPS Television, RTE (IE)
backing: The Irish Film Board, Rotterdam Filmfund, Eurimages
distributor: Paradiso Entertainment (Benelux)