Reefer and the Model (1988)

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  • Stormy and the Model Alternative


Reefer is a retired IRA-man who uses an old trawler to transport goods from the Western Irish mainland to the islands. One day as he drives his mother home, he picks up a hitchhiker, Teresa, who turns out to be a prostitute, and who has returned pregnant from England. On board the trawler, Reefer, "the model" and Reefer's two friend's, Spider and Badger, form a kind of surrogate family - until Badger's homosexuality lands them in trouble with a group of soldiers in a bar and Reefer impulsively kills one of them. The four try to escape but the trawler malfunctions and the three men rob a bank - can the "family" survive the intervention of the law?

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