The Film Catalogue

The Last Right

Comedy, Drama | English

Company

Seville International


Cast & Crew

Director

Aoife Crehan

Producers

Pippa Cross, Paul Donovan, Casey Herbert

Writer

Aoife Crehan

Cast

Michiel Huisman, Niamh Algar, Samuel Bottomley, Colm Meaney, Brian Cox, Jim Norton


Synopsis

New York-based Daniel Murphy wakes on a flight home to Ireland for his Mum’s funeral to find elderly passenger Pardraig Murphy has died in the next seat. To his surprise the lonely Padraig had just listed him as his next-of-kin.

In a bid to persuade his autistic brother Louis to return to New York with him, Daniel agrees to drive Padraig’s remains all across Ireland, from Cork to Rathlin Island, to be buried with his brother. Hitching a ride in the passenger seat is the funeral home temp Mary on a desperate mission to correct a drunken mistake. Meanwhile, the police realise Daniel has no business driving off with Padraig’s body, and Daniel, Mary and Louis find themselves the focus of a nationwide manhunt.

As they cross the country and the border, sparks ignite between Mary and Daniel. But when a long-buried family secret endangers the fragile truce between the brothers, Mary finds herself caught in the crossfire.

With its unique sense of humor, this is a bittersweet comedy that will tug at your heartstrings.


Completion Year

2019


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