Dating Amber

Two school friends decide to start a pretend straight relationship in an effort to fit in.

Dating Amber
Ireland 2020
  • Czech
93 min.

Eddie and Amber decide to stage a relationship in order to stop everyone speculating about their sexuality. Eddie is keen to follow his dad into the military, while Amber dreams of moving to the liberal hub of London. The plan seems solid, but as their arrangement begins to fall apart, Eddie’s denial gets deeper as Amber realizes that a perilous future awaits her best friend unless she intervenes.

Directed by: David Freyne
Screenplay: David Freyne
Camera: Ruairí O'Brien
Music: Hugh Drumm, Stephen Rennicks
Editing: Joe Sawyer
Design: Emma Lowney
Production: John Keville, Rachael O'Kane
Coproduction: Benoit Roland
Actors: Fionn O'Shea, Lola Petticrew, Sharon Horgan, Barry Ward, Lauryn Canny, Simone Kirby, Shaun Dunne, Shauna Higgins