You're Ugly Too, the new Irish film from writer-director Mark Noonan and starring Aidan Gillen, will compete for Best First Feature at its world premiere at next month's Berlin International Film Festival.

You're Ugly Too tells the story of Will (Gillen), a prisoner who is granted compassionate release to care for his niece Stacey (Lauren Kinsella) after her mother's death.

They move to the Midlands to make a fresh start and take their first steps at becoming a family.

The film was produced by John Keville and Conor Barry for Savage Productions and supported by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board. It was shot in Dublin and Offaly.

The film will screen in the Generation Kplus category in Berlin, which is aimed at younger viewers from the age of 14.