2017 Movies: Halal Daddy
Studiocanal UK has released the trailer for Conor McDermottroe’s culture clash comedy Halal Daddy, set to hit
Irish cinemas on June 30.
Co-written by McDermottroe and Viva screenwriter Mark O’Halloran, the film revolves around a young man of British-Indian Muslim heritage named Raghdan Aziz, who lives on the west coast of Ireland with his aunt and uncle. There, he has escaped his controlling father and discovered a new sense of community. Moreover, he has a relationship with a local, Maeve Logan. His life takes an unexpected turn on his 21st birthday, when his father shows up and gives him, as a gift, a run-down abbatoir. He must deal with cultural differences, generational conflicts, enraged fathers, and many more.
Halal Daddy stars Nikesh Patel in the leading role, Colm Meaney, Art Malik, Sarah Bolger, David Kross, and Paul