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Short Film – The Stranger Within Me

 

TITLE: The Stranger Within Me

Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Geraldine Creed
Writer: Geraldine Creed
Producer: Brendan Mcarthy

Running Time: 23 Mins
Year: 1994
Language: English
Format: 35mm

Key Cast: Elaine Cassidy, Lindsey Harris
DOP: Brendan Galvin

Synopsis:

Aileen is sent to stay with her uncle in a one horse town which looks more like texas than east coast Ireland. Her cousin Midge doesn’t like her. Her Aunt Bee won’t talk to her and a pair of sisters that live in a hut near the beach have it out for her.

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Awards:
-Special Mention at the International Women Directors Film Festival at Creteil, Paris

Screenings:
-Galway Film Fleadh
-International Film Festival in New York
-Dublin Film Festival
-Festival of Irish Films in San Fransisco
-Festival of Irish Films in Moscow
-Short Film Festival in Brest

Broadcast:
-RTE television, 31st May 1996