• What Richard Did (2012)

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Release Date: 2012

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Richard takes his friends to his parents' beach house to celebrate the end of the school year. He gets jealous after his girlfriend, Lara, chats with an ex-boyfriend, then he causes a tragic accident by getting into a fight.

Cast: Jack Reynor, Roisin Murphy, Sam Keeley, Gavin Drea, Fionn Walton, Lars Mikkelsen, Lorraine Pilkington, Padraic Delaney

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Genres: Drama

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  • In one of the most wrenching performances I have seen on the screen in some time, it’s thrilling to watch a young actor with passion and charisma explore so many avenues of damage control with so much depth, allowing the viewer to grapple with an unsettling variety of personal emotions. show more

  • But even if What Richard Did is sometimes a little too understated for its own good, this is still a classy piece of work which convincingly captures the emotionally complex, morally murky texture of real life. show more

  • Director Lenny Abrahamson’s latest film has its roots in the notorious death of a teenager outside a Dublin nightclub, later detailed in Kevin Power’s novel “Bad Day in Blackrock.” The pensive, gray-tinged What Richard Did unfolds this downbeat tale in long scenes, but seldom feels slow. show more

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