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Film: What Richard Did (Fall 2013)
Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (2012)
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 7:00PM

Donaghy Theatre
Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

(Between 10th and 11th Avenues)
Take the C or E train to 50th St (8th Ave); the 1 train to 50th St (Broadway); or the N, R, or Q train to 49th St (7th Ave). Walk west towards 11th Ave. It is roughly a 10 minute walk. A parking garage is located on W. 51st between 10th and 11th Ave.

“Brilliantly acted…one of the most compelling scenes to be found in any film.”
– The New York Times

“Abrahamson has pulled off something quietly remarkable.”
– Time Out New York

Richard Carlson is a charming, golden-boy athlete seeing out the end of his summer holidays after his final year at school in South Dublin. He is ready to head out to university and a glittering career when he incurs the wrath of his girlfriend Lara’s ex, Conor and a single, uncharacteristic act of love, pride and jealousy changes everything. Featuring extraordinary breakthrough performances, What Richard Did is a quietly devastating, award-winning study of honesty, mortality and responsibility.

Adapted from Kevin Power’s novel Bad Day in Blackrock and written by award-winning screenwriter Malcolm Campbell (Skins, Shameless).