RTÉ/Galway Film Fleadh


Three misfits go on a cross country journey of self discovery. With a starfish. Jack loses his job as the IT bubble bursts. He buys a guitar and plans to become a rock star. His girlfriend Ella feels guilty at her estranged father’s death, and plans to become a nun. Stanley, a customer in Ella’s cafe, drinks coffee but dreams of being a writer. Ella frees a starfish from her cafe and the three embark on a mission to release the starfish into the sea.

Mark Huberman (Band of Brothers) and Pat McGrath (Angela’s Ashes) star.


Written by Stephen Kane
Produced by Victoria Parks
Directed by Stephen Kane
Director of Photography Christel Chaudet
Music Composed by Stephen Dima
Edited by Kevin Lavelle

Cast: Mark Huberman, Ailish Symons, Pat McGrath, Alan Smyth,

Press & Awards

Irish Film and Television Academy Awards, 2004
Nomination for Best Editing Kevin Lavelle