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‘Eliot & Me’ screening on RTÉ this weekend

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The multi-award winning Irish children’s film ‘Eliot & Me’, which was funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB) and RTE.

Screened on Sunday, December 15th, on RTÉ Two at 2.05pm. Directed by Fintan Connolly and produced by Fiona Bergin, the film won two prizes at the recent China International Children’s Film Festival: Ella Connolly picked up the International Jury Award for Best Performance by a Child Actress and the Award for the Children’s Favourite Child Performer.

This family film tells the story of ten-year-old Lucy who is struggling to come to terms with her parents’ separation. She rescues a dog, Eliot, from the local dog shelter. It is love at first sight and her life starts to improve. But tragedy strikes when Eliot goes missing and Lucy must undertake a dangerous journey to find him.