Citadel - Trailer
Director Ciaran FoyYear 2013Genre(s) Horror, Suspense
Tommy is a new father suffering from severe agoraphobia after his wife Joanne was beaten to death by a savage gang of hooded youths. The children are crazed and blind, feeding on fear that which Tommy provides an all-you-can-eat buffet. Marie is a nurse who helps Tommy overcome his trauma, though is sceptical about the madness of the situation even when Tommy's apartment gets raided again by the same gang. But a tough-taking priest forces him to face his fear as he enlists him to help him destroy the apartment complex with the help of a young boy called Danny who, like the assailants, is blind and able to sense fear though uses it to help Tommy stay alive. Things get complicated when Tommy's baby daughter Elsa is targeted however, and he begins to worry whether he has any hope rebuilding the future that is gradually being snatched from him.
'Citadel' is an Irish horror flick directed and written by Ciaran Foy ('Hotel Darklight' segment) in his first feature length film. On its original release, the movie won an Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival, an IFTA Award at the Irish Film and Television Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland Award and a Gold Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Starring: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Ian Hanmore, Wunmi Mosaku, Amy Shiels, Ingrid Craigie, Jake Wilson, Pete Murphy, Chris Hegarty, Scott Mckenzie, Harry Saunders