When fate brings Belfast schoolteacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed ‘low life scum’ Naoise & Liam Og, the needle drops on a hip hop act like no other. Rapping in their native Irish language, KNEECAP fast become the unlikely figureheads of a Civil Rights movement to save their mother tongue. But the trio must first overcome police, paramilitaries & politicians trying to silence their defiant sound - whilst their anarchic approach to life often makes them their own worst enemies. In this fiercely original sex, drugs and hip-hop biopic KNEECAP play themselves, laying down a global rallying cry for the defense of native cultures.

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Kneecap (2024)

Drama/Comedy · 1h 45m · 8/2/2024

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When fate brings Belfast schoolteacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed ‘low life scum’ Naoise & Liam Og, the needle drops on a hip hop act like no other. Rapping in their native Irish language, KNEECAP fast become the unlikely figureheads of a Civil Rights movement to save their mother tongue. But the trio must first overcome police, paramilitaries & politicians trying to silence their defiant sound - whilst their anarchic approach to life often makes them their own worst enemies. In this fiercely original sex, drugs and hip-hop biopic KNEECAP play themselves, laying down a global rallying cry for the defense of native cultures.

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Status

Planned

Language

English

Country

Ireland

Production Companies

British Film Institute (BFI), Coimisiún na Meán, Curzon Film Distributors
Cast
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Móglaí Bap

Móglaí Bap Or Naoise (as Naoise Ó Cairealláin)
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Mo Chara

Mo Chara Or Liam Óg (as Liam Óg Ó Hannaidh)
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DJ Próvai

Dj Próvai Or JJ (as JJ Ó Dochartaigh)
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Josie Walker

Detective Ellis
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Fionnuala Flaherty

Caitlin
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Jessica Reynolds

Georgia
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Adam Best

Doyle
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Simone Kirby

Dolores
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Michael Fassbender

Arló Ó Cairealláin
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Matthew Sharpe

Sean
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Cathal Mercer

Fra
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Donagh Deeney

Uncle Peadar
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Marty Maguire

Nesbitt
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Saorlaoith Brady

Lorna
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Aidan McCaughey

Wee Naoise
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Cillian Kernan

Wee Liam Óg
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Lalor Roddy

Priest
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Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams
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Karl O'Neill

Male Doctor
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Niall Cusack

Headteacher
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Maria Connolly

Café Worker
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Muire McCallion

Checkout Assistant
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Kerri Quinn

Spin Instructor
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Emily Lamey

Venue Manager
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Tony Devlin

Antoine - Random Mourner
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Noel McGee

Undercover Peeler
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Paul Murphy

Well Wisher 1
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Brian Devlin

Well Wisher 2
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Cliodhna McCorley

Teacher 1 (as Clíodhna Mccorley)
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Jack Watson

Teacher 2
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Bríd Ó Gallachoir

Teacher 3
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Emer Casey

Teacher 4
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Donal O'Hanlon

Teacher 5
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Suzanne Waring

Teacher 6
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Norma Sheahan

Governor 1
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Jenny Cameron

Newsreader
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Michael Ievers

DUP Politician
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Sean Sloan

Politician
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Shane Davis

Gig Goer 1
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Christopher Grant

Gig Goer 2
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Ellie Campbell Brennan

Glass Collector
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Lauren-Shannon Jones

Female Partner 1
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Kiana Kraze

Female Partner 2
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Dearbháile McKinney

Female Partner 3
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Callia Peppiatt

Naughty Kid 1
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Amelie Peppiatt

Naughty Kid 2
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DJ Mango

Rave Dj
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Clare McAuley

Raven the Raver
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Eoin Suitor

Baton Boy
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Rebecca Murray

Café Customer
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Alan Calvin

Orange Order Band Member
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Alan McNeill

Orange Order Band Member
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Christopher Curtis

Orange Order Band Member
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David Davenport

Orange Order Band Member
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Francis Dickson

Orange Order Band Member
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Gerard Reynolds

Orange Order Band Member
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Graeme Bryce

Orange Order Band Member
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James Hargey

Orange Order Band Member
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Mark Carlisle

Orange Order Band Member
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Matthew Elder

Orange Order Band Member
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Michael Smylie

Orange Order Band Member
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Owen Magowan

Orange Order Band Member
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Ryan Gourley

Orange Order Band Member
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Fitzgerald Scott

Orange Order Band Member
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Paul P. McCrystal

Paramilitary (uncredited)
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Arlene Martine Morris

RTE Caller (uncredited)
Crew
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Rich Peppiatt

Director
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Rich Peppiatt

Writer
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Móglaí Bap

Writer
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Mo Chara

Writer
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DJ Próvai

Writer
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