Picl | Calm with Horses
Douglas takes the wrong path when he decides to start working for the Devers, a family of drug dealing criminals. His best friend and business partner manages to turn him into the feared executioner of the organization within the shortest period of time. While Douglas tries to be the best father to his autistic son Jack, he gets the order to commit a murder. And although he high values loyalty, he also struggles to do this work in clear conscience and in combination with being a good example to Jack.
CALM WITH HORSES is the striking debut of Irish director Nick Rowland. He based the film on the eponymous short story from Colin Barrett's book Young Skins, which won The Guardian's Prestigious First Book Award. The film was nominated for 5 Irish Film and TV Awards, including Best FIlm.