Larry and Sophie are in love. What could be more natural for them than to want to be alone, together? They bribe the feckless Tom to book them into a hotel for an afternoon’s tryst and look forward to getting to know each other, like countless couples before them. But Larry and Sophie aren’t any couple – they both have intellectual disabilities and Tom is their care worker. By attempting to be intimate, they aren’t just breaking the rules – they’re breaking the law.

While Larry and Sophie try to figure out their feelings, their future and how to use a condom, their friends from the training centre escape the not so watchful eye of Tom and go on a joyful rampage through Galway.

Both hilarious and heartbreaking, Sanctuary is a truly subversive piece of cinema about two young people trying to be together, in a world doing everything to keep them apart.

‘Laugh out loud funny, heart warming and heart breaking’ – Galway Advertiser

‘This is an auspicious debut feature from director Len Collin’ – Film Ireland

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24 February 2018 7:30PM

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Ticket Prices

Full Price from £8.50 Concessions from £6.50
Suitable for ages 15 and above

Running Time

89 Minutes + Trailers