Redemption of a Rogue


Release Official Trailer

For Award-Winning Irish Comedy




THURSDAY 8th July 2020, Ireland – Wildcard Distribution have launched the official trailer for Cavan-set comedy REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE which is coming to Irish and UK cinemas soon. 


Watch/Download the REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE trailer

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REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE, the first feature film from the award-winning playwright Philip Doherty (Pilgrim) follows Jimmy, played by Cavan native Aaron Monaghan (MAZE, Assassin’s Creed), on his road to salvation after returning to his hometown. Stuck in a Groundhog Day-like purgatory, Jimmy embarks on a sacrificial and outlandish journey to rid himself of his guilt and shame from the past, ultimately redeeming himself through love.


The eclectic cast from Irish stage and screen includes Aisling O’Mara and Kieran Roche along with comedian Kevin McGahern (Republic of Telly), the Oscar-nominated screenwriter Shane Connaughton (My Left Foot), and author Pat McCabe (The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on Pluto).


Since premiering at the Galway Film Fleadh last year where it picked up two major awards - Best Irish Film and Best Irish First Feature, it has garnered international critical acclaim and recently scooped the Best Director award (Philip Doherty) at the Kimolos International Film Festival in Greece.


“Doherty’s assured debut has enough laughter, warmth and eccentricity to win hearts in Ireland … and far beyond.” Screen International


REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE was produced by Emma Foley and Tamryn Reinecke for Pale Rebel Productions.







PRESS:  Glenn Hogarty, Limelight





Established in early 2013, Wildcard is a film distributor based in Dublin, Ireland that has acquired and released over 60 quality Irish and international films in Ireland and the UK.


Wildcard is currently Ireland’s most successful film distributor having released the biggest Irish titles of the last few years including Black 47, The Young Offenders, Cardboard Gangsters and the Oscar-nominated Wolfwalkers.  The Wildcard slate includes a wide range of genres including award-winning dramas, horrors, comedies, family films and documentaries. 


Wildcard continues to work with UK distributors on cinema releases in Ireland as well as Netflix and other online platforms. 



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Date and time:

07 July 2021 to 31 August 2021

11 July 2020 to 12 July 2020


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