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‘Cherrybomb’ to hit Irish fest

‘Cherrybomb’ to hit Irish fest

Festival to bow on Sept. 23

Rupert Grint starrer “Cherrybomb” and four other pics will bow Stateside at the Los Angeles Irish Film Fest, held Sept. 23-27.

Directed by Lisa Barros D’Sa, “Cherrybomb” is a thriller that tells the story of two best friends in Belfast who partake in illegal activity to win the affection of a troubled beauty. Pic also stars Kimberley Nixon and Robert Sheehan.

Also making their U.S. bows are “Peacefire,” the debut feature from helmer-scribe Macdara Vallely, “Gabriel Byrne: Stories from Home,” “Identities” and toon “The Secret of Kells.”

Previously announced supernatural drama “The Eclipse,” starring Ciaran Hinds and Aidan Quinn, kicks off the fest. A screening of “DA,” in tribute to the late Irish playwright Hugh Leonard, is set as the closer.

Article found here on VarietyI Published August 17, 2009

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