Mickybo & Me (2004)

Starring: Susan Lynch, Gina McKee, Julie Walters and Ciaran Hinds as Jonjo's Da.
Synopsis: Based on the play of the same name the film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia. Previously known as "Jonjo Mickybo". This film has had positive screenings in both Australia and England and will enter the film festival circuit in the fall/winter of 2004/2005. Expect a wide release shortly thereafter.

The film's first festival screening was at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on August 24th, 2004. The film placed third in the Standard Life Audience Award. [LINK]