Bicycle Thieves: Pumped UP

Mags (Roxanna Nic Liam) is a hot-headed pizza delivery cyclist who reckons herself to be entirely self-sufficient, but is barely getting by amidst the property crisis in Dublin. She’s struggling to keep her job due to her ferocious temper and keep up with the rent increases her middle-class housemates can easily afford. She longs to join a collective of Couriers, the highest echelon of bicycle work in the city, but when her bike is stolen and she loses her job, her evection seems inevitable, and her dreams crushed. With nowhere else to go, Mags must hunt down the thief who stole her bike and steal it back. But first Mags must overcome her aversion to asking for help if she’s going to succeed, because this is no ordinary thief, she’s hunting…Part investigative thriller, part heist, part magical-realist action comedy, and definitely a wild ride from start to finish.

“ Fast pace and relatable humor make it a very enjoyable watch overall. O’Toole’s first feature film hits the mark with its energy, creativity, and punchiness.” Film Ireland
“DIY ethos, a socially conscious spirit and a bold sense of homegrown humour” HotPressNews

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*Please Note: DOUBLE YELLOW will also screen in the festival’s virtual Shorts A : Family First program.

In-Person

Showtime Dates: March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: The Logan Theater

Online Access

Access Window: March 7, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Only Accessible from: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Live Stream

Film Details

DIRECTOR(S)Conor O’Toole
PRODUCER(S)Gary Sheridan, Conor O’Toole
SCREENWRITER(S)Conor O’Toole
CASTRoxanna Nic Liam, Meadhbh Haicéid, Donnacha O’Brien, Alison Spittle, Bryan Quinn
CINEMATOGRAPHEREoghan O’Brien
EDITORGary Sheridan
MUSICRachel Ní Chuinn

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Film Details

PREMIERE STATUS: U.S.Premier
YEAR: 2021
RUN TIME: 97 Minutes

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