Film features Murphy, Gleeson, Broadbent
“Perrier’s Bounty,” from Irish helmer Ian Fitzgibbon, will open the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Sept. 30 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
The film features thesps Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbent and Jodie Whittaker and a voiceover by Gabriel Byrne. Pic follows three fugitives over 24 hours attempting to flee death at the hands of crime boss Perrier, played by Gleeson.
U.S. preems include “Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne” helmed by Conor McDermottroe and Alan Gilsenan’s doc “The Yellow Bittern.” produced by John Murray and Anna Rodgers.
Fest, co-presented by the American Cinematheque, wraps Oct. 3.