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The Boy From Mercury
The Boy From Mercury




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In sixties Dublin, a young boy is learning to deal with the recent loss of his father. With a dedicated love to the Flash Gordon serials on every Saturday morning, he starts to escape more and more into his own fantasy world. Eventually, he declares to his family that he's actually from the planet Mercury, and it becomes his mission then to make contact with the Mercurian space ships in the hope they'll come and take him back.
Themes Childhood , Death , Family , Ireland
Year of production 1996
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The Boy From Mercury