In Fairytale of Kathmandu director, Neasa Ní Chianáin follows her hero, an Irish gay poet, to Nepal, where he spends 4 months every year. He calls it his spiritual home and inspiration for his writing. He has relationships with many Nepalese boys there. He pays their school fees, buys them clothes. Director Neasa Ní Chianáin talks to the appreciative boys that Ó Searcaigh befriends, and starts to question her hero's motives in this challenging film on loss of innocence and personal morals.