Come On Eileen

Come On Eileen – Main movie still


Eileen is a mother of two children, who are both about to fly the nest. Summer stretches out in front of the family who, except for Eileen, have plans to go abroad, to a festival, to their dad’s wedding. A new relationship suddenly comes into her life, and briefly she blooms. However Bill the new boyfriend, a pot smoking ex cricketer has his own problems.

Their fling opens the door to insecurity and paranoia for Eileen, and one day under the guise of celebrating her new “love” she has a drink. Once she starts she doesn’t stop …


Featured Quote

There is something appealingly messy about Come On Eileen, the first feature from Finola Geraghty and one of the few to face alcoholism from a female point of view

Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

Production Overview

Written and directed by Finola Geraghty, COME ON EILEEN was filmed on a micro budget.


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