Gold shining in our homes on DVD on 13th October 2014

Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”) stars as Abbie in this offbeat comedy about father-daughter relationships and figuring out how far you’re willing to push the limits to achieve your dreams.

Driven by her ambitious step-dad coach (played by James Nesbitt, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug), Abbie dreams of making it big as a long-distance runner.  But her life takes an unexpected turn when her estranged father of 10 years, Ray (played by David Wilmot,Calvary) shows up on her doorstep wanting to re-connect with his daughter and ex-wife.

Causing chaos and upheaval with every day he stays, Ray learns that being a father again isn’t as simple as he first thought.


Gold is directed by Niall Heery (who also directed Small Engine Repair*), who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother, Brendan Heery.  The film boasts a strong supporting cast, including Steven Mackintosh (Kick Ass 2), Martin Maloney (The Hardy Bucks), Irish comedian David McSavage (The Savage Eye”) and Missy Keating, daughter of Ronan Keating.

*Niall Heery previously won the Breakthrough Talent Award at the IFTA’s for his first feature,Small Engine Repair.


The film is produced by Tristan Orpen Lynch and Aoife O’Sullivan for Irish production company Subotica (Jimi: All is By my Side) in association with Gloucester Place Films.  The film received funding from Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board and the BAI.

Check out the trailer for Gold.

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