Synopsis: Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the wild ride they've set in motion.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Production: Little Film Company
  1 nomination.
86 min

Ready to cooperate?

they have to say about

the charge of murder

Whose was the idea

get the keys

It's your future, son.




Go fix it?


3 days before

The horror, damn!

The horror ...!

Recreation Center Titanic.

Smoking is strictly prohibited.

F***ing bastard.

Thanks for

work out in the Titanic.

Milo should have come yesterday.


That's not my problem.

How will I know who sent you?

I have 25 workers and not get

work. Not my problem.


Saw Daddy?

He does not respond.

- And whatever I do?

- Do your job, little brother.

Make sure he

do not do sh*t.

- What's cookin ', kid?

- Dave.

What about him?

- Donna.

- What?

- They were f***ing in office.

- You see?

So do not take hold.

She likes crowns. Get out!

Donna, Donna, can you give me a kiss

whenever you want.

Go to hell, disgusting.

What's so funny?

What's the big joke?

Someone has to do that, Dave.

- Go to 18.00?

- Yes.

You can wait outside.

Get out.

I have the right to be here.

All right.

So order entry.

This here is a business.


That is to say to Donna?



What are you doing?

Give me that.

- You said 18:

- Damn, sorry, Princess.

Talk to you in minutes.

You, get out.


I'll reconsider, sir.


- Where are you going?

- They are 18.00, Dave.

So take me to tour?

Not a good time, dear.

- Why not?

- Michelle!

My God, I can not believe it!

When I heard, I thought:

"I doubt it again."

Well, you know me,

I'm unpredictable.

Donna, no need to close the box,



- See you later?

- Sure.


We can go another time?

Excuse me, princess, I'm stuck ...


Sure, no worries.

Have much time, right?

All the time in the world.


Good night.

Where is the school they attend?

Already closed.

- Crilly Where to hide?

- Let us know. But she's hot.

- I soften it for you.

- What's all this?

And then you take the

is an ancient custom among friends.

There's nobody.

- Hi, Luke.

- Oi

- Oh, come?

- Do not do this to me.

- Open.

- Mommy ...

And then?

Yeah, I did.

My God, Malachy, 6 "The"?

It's better than good.

I'm so proud of you.

What is Evil?

Let's stay here all day?

Let's have a way out? Quickly.

We were celebrating alone.

Do not want to celebrate with the family?

We can eat a pizza.

- Or something like that?

- Everyone will be there.

Everyone is 'anyone'?


Have fun.

Will soon change it.

I thought she was in labor.

Get out, b*tch.

If it were me, I never would.

Leave London? Kidding.

Is it time to move on.

My mother calls 10 times

a day asking me to come back.

With Dad always gave me good.

Can I do what I want.

He treats me like an adult.

Smoking is not allowed.

You go to the Lifeboat?

- Come on.

- Maybe.

We are thinking about it.

- And you?

- I plan to go.


- "Maybe I see you there.

- Hey, wait a minute.

Give us your number.

If by chance we are elsewhere.

Okay, guys loose.

- Hello, who is?

- Malachy.

- Malachy what?

- McKinney.

I've heard of you?

I do not remember meeting you.

- It Malachy?

- Him

- It is Michelle.

- Hi, Michelle.

Can I talk to Luke, please?

- Hello?

- Want to help me go black?

- Just say the word.

- I will remember.

Both want to f*** her.

Then see who will be the first.

Let's have fun?

You + I + 1?

The last days of the Lifeboat.

Sinking now?

F*** regeneration.

Feast of destruction!

Now or never.

Luke, Malachy!

She is with us.

Can I come in?


- Seriously, Evil, is what she wants.

- I do not know why.

- She likes me.

- She likes me too.

Let's see who I like best.

- Say there which do you prefer?

- We are human.

So who will it be?

Let me think about it.

Uni, Duni, have ...


My God, I love this song!


My boy.


What you want, son?

What are you looking for?

- Dad!

- Mitsubishi?

Come on, Dad.

He is the father?

Take your hands off me!

Stay away from me.

Hey, get out of here.

Let me go.


He is causing the problem, not me.

Help me, Luke!


Seriously what is your father?

Who, Smiley?

He's crazy.

- We are a family of crazies.

- Really?



What madness.

It's a jerk.

- Jealous, Malachy?

- That's easy, I can do worse.

Prove it.

Please be worse.


Telephone, Dad.

Here is Dave. At the moment I'm not.

Leave a message, please.

- OK, kid?

- God!

It was horrible, right?

We are not good.

Think they will?

He will come.


What time again

home last night?

Clean your room and sip your coffee.

Hear me






I'll never turn

Join like

own the place.

Very funny.

- Where's Daddy?

- It must have escaped through the window.

Is smoking here?

Can stop using my address?

God of heaven.

- Hey, how you did?

- How do you not give a damn.

- I want him in school.

- It's only business, bro. Always.

- You are right ...

- Chrissy.

Hey, Dad. How are you?

All right, son.

- Just a headache, you know?

- Yeah, I know.

What about me?

Chris, maybe I have very little.

- Why?

- Very little.

- What?

- I asked why.

- By ...

- Why is an idiot, right?

Stand the moron.

- And I repeat to you?

- Chris, you know me.


I do not know why you think

I'm still a baby.

- Chris!

- I have not sent you watch it?

- I watched over.

- It gave them a roof? I did not?

It's very good for us.

Do not have time to worry

with you. I'm busy.

This is your last chance.

Do not f*** with my business.

More of that sh*t

and goes straight to the street.

- Understand?

- Yes.

Take a cleaned here.

This f***ing stinks.

- Look at you.

- Say there, Dad.

Arrive early for dinner tonight.

His mother will do something special.

My God, I'll ...

Stop it.

- Will deny the graffiti, of course?

- Always assume that I do.

- What still has up its sleeve?

- Well, it depends on what you want.

So, I got you!

Now I do not need to talk

speak its name.

The only problem is

I do not remember your name.

Let me see ...

Michael? Matthew?

- Luke?

- Hi babe, how are you doing here?

I came to see you.

Malachy is distracting me.

Malachy has work to do.

Need to wash the car.

It's not my job.

Your work is what

te mando do.

Clean the f***ing car, right?

What are you doing here?

I have a lot of work.

- Took the night?

- What?

I mean, yesterday you

did not come home, so ...

Worried about me, princess?

Now will I monitor?

I am already quite big,

I can handle myself.

Thanks, but do not worry.


- Hey, Michelle.

- Oi

- There is something for me, Donna?

- I did not want to see me?


Yes, yes. A schedule of activities.

- Right. I will now.

- Thanks. Good girl.

Well, dear, what you wanted?

Nothing. No matter.


Go polish too?

Does not fill.

- Look at the slick.

- That's me.

Really? The King of graffiti is right there.

Walked being creative?

Need to wake up early for that.

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Daragh Carville

Daragh Carville, born in Armagh in 1969, is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. His theatre credits include Language Roulette (Bush Theatre, London and Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh), Observatory (Peacock Theatre, Dublin) and This Other City (Grand Opera House, Belfast).Carville's first feature film, Middletown, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in 2006. The film, which stars Matthew Macfadyen, Daniel Mays, Eva Birthistle and Gerard McSorley, was directed by Brian Kirk and produced by Michael Casey of Green Park Films. It was nominated in nine categories at the 2007 Irish Film and Television Awards, including Best Film and Best Screenplay, with Eva Birthistle picking up the award for Best Actress.Carville’s second film, Cherrybomb, starring Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan, Kimberley Nixon and James Nesbitt and directed by Glenn Leyburn and Lisa Barros d’Sa, was selected for the Generations section of the 2009 Berlin Film Festival and won the Audience Award at the 2009 Belfast Film Festival. Cherrybomb went on general release in the UK and Ireland in April 2010, distributed by Universal. His television credits include episodes of BBC Three’s award-winning Being Human, BBC Northern Ireland’s student drama 6Degrees and the first series of The Smoke, a major new drama series produced by Kudos for Sky One. His radio credits include Regenerations (BBC Radio 3), which features on the BBC Audio release Doctor Who at the BBC: The Plays, and Dracula (BBC Radio 4) starring Michael Fassbender. Carville has won the Stewart Parker and the Meyer-Whitworth awards. His new play The Life and Times of Mitchell & Kenyon opened at the Dukes Theatre, Lancaster in April 2014.Daragh Carville lives in Lancaster with his wife, the novelist Jo Baker, and their two children. He currently teaches Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London. more…

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