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Short Film – Horse

 

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Funded by: Filmbase/ RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Kevin Liddy
Writer: Kevin Liddy
Producer: Fintan Connolly, Helen Fahy

Running Time: 30 Mins
Year: 1993
Language: English
Format: DigiBeta

Key Cast: Mick Lally, Rúaidhrí Conroy
DOP: Donal Gilligan

Synopsis:

Rural Ireland in the 1960’s. Young Michael Barry lives alone with his father Patrick, who ekes out a meagre living from the harsh unyielding land. They are looked after by Helen Garvy, a local widow woman, whose brother is an erstwhile drinking partner of Patrick’s.

More Information:

Awards:
-Best Short, Galway Film Fleadh 1993
-Best European Short, Premiers Plan Festival, Angers, France 1994
-Special Mention, Celtic Film & Television Festival 1994

Cinema:
-Six weeks at the Savoy, supporting Damage (1993)