Set over Halloween weekend in 1987, My Brothers is the story of the three boys’ journey to replace their dying father’s watch. NOEL (Timmy Creed) is seventeen, serious, weighed down by responsibility. Twelve-year- old PAUDIE (Paul Courtney) is cocky, not so bright and dreams of playing in goals for Liverpool and the youngest is seven year old SCWALLY (T.J Griffin) – daydreamer, naïve and obsessed with Star Wars (despite never actually having seen the films). Using a battered bread van, the brothers embark on a journey across the wild Irish landscape, grappling with grinding gears, dodgy electrics and sibling tensions to get to an arcade machine in a small Irish seaside town
My Brothers is the internationally acclaimed directorial debut from award-winning writer Paul Fraser (Heartlands, Somers Town, Dead Man’s Shoes). death and to define their own place in the bigger world. It was written by Cork-born screenwriter Will Collins. premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was the opening film at the Galway Film Festival.
Original soundtrack composed by Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody, and Grammy award winning Garret “Jacknife” Lee. In Irish cinemas 17 August 2012.