There are very few sportsmen and women who transcend their chosen game. This is about a boy, rejected by his father, searching for the love he was denied as a child. The most feared and admired player of all time, rugby’s first global superstar, Jonah Lomu. The essence of this film is profoundly human, leaving a six-foot-five hole in all of our hearts.

Status: In Development

A Sylver Entertainment & Tahi production

Sales: Dogwoof

Directors: Gavin FitzGerald & Vea Mafile’o

Born and bred in Dublin City, Gavin FitzGerald is an award winning director whose documentaries have featured on Netflix, BBC studios and international film festivals such as HotDocs. Early in his career, he gained a reputation for making high profile celebrity biographies, including the Netflix titles, Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017, Universal Pictures) and Liam Gallagher: As It Was (2019, Warner Music). Since then, he has directed an IFTA nominated film, Million Dollar Pigeons (2022, Dogwoof), a four part docu-series for the BBC, Stable: The Boxing Game (2024, Lorton Entertainment), and multi-award winning short films. With lots in the pipeline, Gavin is focusing on creative, heartfelt and entertaining stories that deserve conversations.


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