Skeptical Watches: Parked [2011]

Drawn by Colm Meaney’s face on the film’s poster, I went into this film blind, not knowing what to expect except- hey, it’s Chief O’Brien!

Written by Ciaran Creagh, and directed by Darragh Byrne, this relatively unknown little film from 2011 is your classic unlikely-friendship-leading-to-self-discovery-and-personal-growth story, centered around the middle-aged Fred and the dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal, two homeless people living in their cars, in a carpark, by a beach, in Ireland.

If you are looking for a small, personal tale with funny accents, you can’t go wrong with this film.  Though the plot is perhaps somewhat cliché, it does have a rather charming premise, backed I must add, by solid performances from its two amazing leads, including- hey, it’s Chief O’Brien!


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