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God's Creatures

Produced by the UK’s BBC Film and Lady Macbeth’s Fodlha Cronin O’Reilly, God’s Creatures asks the question, what would you do if your son is charged with a crime? English actress Emily Watson is superlative as the mother wrestling with her conscience, while Normal People’s Paul Mescal continues to prove himself as more than just a heartthrob.

Directors

  • Saela Davis
  • Anna Rose Holmer

Writers

  • Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
  • Shane Crowley

Cast

  • Paul Mescal
  • Emily Watson
  • Aisling Franciosi

Synopsis

In a remote Irish fishing village, a mother (Emily Watson) is faced with a moral dilemma when her son is suspected of committing a crime. A lie she tells on his behalf will ripple across their tight-knit community and have lasting ramifications.