James Allen is a successful, controlling, thirty-something banker living alone and working in Dublin city at the tail-end of the recession. When a family tragedy occurs at the hands of his employer he decides to take action which forces him to face a terrible childhood secret. Meanwhile, his mysterious co-worker Alison has her own agenda, which puts her on a collision course with James, triggering a dark spiral of deceit, revenge, and murder.
Director Alan Mulligan’s first feature is a deliberate and slow-paced look at modern day greed and desire, and society’s ever-growing need for control.
Irish debut director/writer Alan Mulligan graduated from University with an honors degree in business and began working for one of Ireland’s biggest banks.
In 2011 Alan discovered film making for the first time and while working in the bank, he wrote, directed and produced his first short film ‘Trust’, which aired on Ireland’s national TV station RTE after a successful festival run.
Alan then became the Irish Ex-Banker who rhe award winning feature film ‘The Limit Of’ which premiered to a standing ovation Premiere at the 29th GALWAY FILM FLEADH. He is the recipient of the 2018 film bursary from FILM MAYO. “The Limit Of” was nominated at the 2018 IRISH FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS and won 'Best Emerging International Film Maker' at the 27th Woods Hole Film Festival in Cape Cod and 'Best First-Time Film Maker' at the Portugal International Film Festival.