Put-upon teens, Kylie and Dylan, from Dublin's harsher estates, run away into the city. They try and survive on the streets and find a little Christmas cheer.
Daly rather cornily adopts the Pleasantville palette, but he cannily sustains the neo-realist aura by presenting events from the perspective of his supremely naturalistic young leads.
Captivating and poignant portayal of life on the edge for the disregarded of our societies.
Reviewed by David Parkinson