Falling for the Life of Alex Whelan

An asian woman sitting across from a white man at a café. They are sitting in front of a window which is ornate. Above them is the text 'Falling for the Life of Alex Whelan'

A young Chinese Irish woman meets the man of her dreams at a foreign language film club. She discovers the next day through social media that he has died. Piecing together who he was through his online life, she begins to wonder what could have been.

Falling for the Life of Alex Whelan will premier on RTÉ 2 on November 2nd 2023. Directed by Nell Hensey, produced by Claire Mooney, with score by HK Ní Shioradáin. This film is made with support by RTÉ Storyland and Screen Ireland.