A still from Rialto (2019)
Rialto (2019)

ACMI & MQFF PRESENT

Rialto

Peter Mackie Burns | Ireland | | Unclassified (18+)
Film

Life for 46-year-old Colm seems comfortable – he works on the Dublin docks and is happily married with two kids. But after his father’s death, his life spins off-balance and he starts seeing 19-year-old rent boy, Jay. Colm's secret life forces him to be withdrawn from his family but with Jay he’s open and emotionally raw. The sex and conversations provide a cathartic release for Colm, however, for Jay, who has a young child, it’s purely financial. How long can Colm keep continuing his reckless behaviour?

Premiering at the Venice Film Festival, Rialto, the second film from Peter Mackie Burns (Daphne, MIFF 2018), is a compelling story of a man whose life is coming apart at the seams. An honest and unflinching modern queer classic.

Proudly Presented by Herbert Smith Freehill

Format: DCP, Colour
Language: English
Duration: 89 mins

When

Fri 13 Mar 2020

Tickets

Full

$21.3

Concession

$18.3

Member or Groups (10+)

$17.3

Rating

Unclassified (18+)

Where

The Capitol