Directed by Sam McMullen, The Cocaine Famine features cinematography from Hamish Anderson and stars Brian Martin (Shakespeare’s Globe: Titus Andronicus), Manus Halligan (Metal Heart, Rebellion) and Glenn Speers (Misfits, Doctor Who).


The Cocaine Famine is an black-comedy based in rural Ireland where two Irish drug-dealers Jacko and Niallser, have captured a cockney rival named Andy, who they hold responsible for their missing stash of cocaine. Unfortunately for Andy, the drug dealers have an issue with the English that dates the whole way back to the ‘Famine’.


The Cocaine Famine was shown as part of the Official Selection at the 63rd Cork Film Festival, Ireland 2018.