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Dublin Crime Feature ‘Cardboard Gangsters’ wins Best Film at Manchester Film Festival
09 Mar 2017 : Katie McNeice
Mark O’Connor’s title is produced by Richard Bolger of Five Knight Films and took three major prizes at the recent festival, for Film of the Festival, Best Film and Best Actor for leading man John Connors.

Special jury mentions went to the project for Outstanding Cinematography, Screenplay and Director.

IFTA-nominated actor John Connors (Love/Hate) who also co-wrote the screenplay with O’Connor, portrays Jason Connolly, the leader of a gang who moves up the ranks of drug dealing in Darndale, while trying to take over control of the area from another gang. Fionn Walton (Out of Here) and Kierston Wareing (Fish Tank) also star.

‘Cardboard Gangsters’ releases to Irish cinemas on Friday, May 5th and is distributed in Ireland by Wildcard Distribution.




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