A Belfast Story

Belfast film slammed for promotional pack featuring balaclava, gaffer tape and nails


By Ishbel Macleod, PR and social media consultant

August 21, 2013 | 2 min read

A new film about life after The Troubles in Belfast is facing a backlash before it has even been released after its PR team sent a promotional pack to journalists featuring a balaclava, nails and gaffer tape.A Belfast Story, in which Colm Meaney plays a detective investigating the murders of former paramilitaries, has been slammed by journalists including Empire's Chris Hewitt over the nature of its promo material.

The Drum is awaiting a comment from the publicity team for A Belfast Story.
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