Dead Spit of Kelly, The
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Cast:
Colin Morgan (The Happy Prince, Huntsman Winter's War), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, The Patriot, Hotel Mumbai), Jessica Barden (The End of the F***ing World, Hanna, The Lobster)
Director:
Iain Softley (Inkheart, K-Pax, The Wings of the Dove)
Genre:
Dark Comedy
Status:
Pre Production
A vibrant and anarchic dark comedy that celebrates life springing from death. In turn of the century Dublin, a diligent and dedicated taxidermist named Murphy (Morgan), is tormented by his boss, the cruel and volatile Kelly (Isaacs). In a volcanic argument, Murphy finally loses his temper and accidentally kills Kelly. To hide his terrible crime, Murphy must use his extraordinary skill to"become" Kelly, donning his skin and living a double life. As he loses himself further within Kelly, he risks the few things Murphy had his good reputation and the love of schoolteacher Miss Poe (Barden).