Director: 
Rich Peppiatt
Featuring: 
Naoise Ó Cairealláin, Liam Óg Ó Hannaidh, JJ Ó Dochartaigh, Michael Fassbender
Language: 
English, Irish Gaelic
Production Country: 
Ireland
Runtime
105 minutes
Rating
R
Genre
Music, Comedy, Drama
Year
2024
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"Bursting with unruly energy that practically escapes the confines of the screen." — Carlos Aguilar, Variety

"If bad ketamine trips, terrorist jokes, and bum cheeks stencilled with ‘Brits Out’ are your bag, Kneecap is just the film for you." — Fionnuala Halligan, Screen International

"An audacious film that completely obliterates the expectations of the musical biopic genre." — William Bibbiani, TheWrap


When fate brings Belfast schoolteacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed "low life scum" Naoise and Liam Og, the needle drops on a hip hop act like no other. Rapping in their native Irish language, Kneecap fast become the unlikely figureheads of a Civil Rights movement to save their mother tongue. But the trio must first overcome police, paramilitaries and politicians trying to silence their defiant sound—whilst their anarchic approach to life often makes them their own worst enemies. In this fiercely original sex, drugs and hip-hop biopic Kneecap play themselves, laying down a global rallying cry for the defense of native cultures.

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