Stalker, directed by Mark O’Connor and written with John Connors, will premiere in the US at this year’s Capital Irish Film Festival on 5th December 2013.
The film stars Barry Keoghan, Peter Coonan, and John Connors as Oliver Nolan, a volatile homeless man who wanders the streets of Dublin at Christmas time. After an unusual encounter with a priest, Oliver believes he is sent on a mission from God to clean up society. When he saves a disaffected young boy named Tommy from some local bullies an unlikely friendship is formed. Tommy’s mother is an addict and his uncle Rudyard a local drug dealer. Oliver takes it upon himself to get even with Rudyard and his gang of petty criminals for taking advantage of his only friend, Tommy.
The Capital Irish Film Festival takes place in Washington, D.C. 5 – 8 December, 2013.