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Eamon
Eamon
Genre

Comedy, Drama

Nationality

Ireland

Running time

01h23

The film follows Eamon, a quietly disturbed six-year old (new discovery Robert Donnelly), on a disastrously dysfunctional ‘staycation’ with his narcisstic mother Grace (feisty Amy Kirwan in an IFTA nominated performance) and his well-meaning but dead-beat father Daniel (an in-form Darren Healy). Eamon’s monopoly on his mother’s affections, with oedipal overtones as thick as the suntan lotion he insists on applying to her, rule out any revival of fortunes for Daniel - the sexually frustrated spare tyre in the trio. In the meantime Amy only has eyes for a Daniel Craig-like vision of masculinity in Speedos on the local beach. Corkery’s stylishly assured writing and direction lay the groundwork for the ensuing debacle; a train of events set off by Amy and Daniel’s wandering eyes and hyperactive Eamon’s consumption of just one glass of coke…
Themes Childhood , Escape , Family
Year of production 2009
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