‘Lakelands' follows Cian played by Éanna Hardwicke, a young Gaelic footballer who struggles to comes to terms with a career-ending injury after an attack on a night out. Cian undertakes a search for his own identity in a small town where Gaelic football is a religion, and identity is defined by what you can do on the pitch. Featuring the directorial debuts of Robert Higgins and Patrick McGivney, and a cast of emerging Irish stars including Éanna Hardwicke (Vivarium, Normal People) and Danielle Galligan (Netflix’s Shadow and Bone).
'Lakelands' was the winner of Fleadh’s Best Marketplace Project Award 2021. It was also voted Best Irish Film at Galway Film Fleadh 2022, with Éanna Hardwicke winning the Bingham Ray New Talent Award .
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