“There are 6,894,620 reasons for waking Ned.” From the dead, that is, and it’s Irish pounds, cash money, we’re talking about. By the time you’re done watching this movie, you might just believe in leprechauns and that pot of gold after all.
Jackie O’Shea (Ian Bannen) and his best buddy, Michael O’Sullivan (David Kelly), live in the quaint, poor, seaside village of Tullymore, Ireland, and every Saturday night, they play the lottery.
In 2012, director David O. Russell’s big-screen adaptation of author Matthew Quick’s best-selling debut, The Silver Linings Playbook (see my review), became a hit with both critics and audiences alike. Now, Quick returns with another charming tale of mental instability and family dysfunction in The Good Luck of Right Now.