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Short Film – Crossword



TITLE: Crossword

Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Vincent Gallagher
Writer: Hugh Travers
Producer: Claire McCaughley
Production Company: Rubicon Films

Running Time: 13mins
Year: 2010
Language: English

Key Cast: Louise Lewis, Mark O’Shaughnessy, Maire Hastings, Andrew Bennet
DOP: Stevie Russell


On a significant day in her life, Heather a lonely woman who finds solace in the daily crossword finds that the answers to the clues are all around her. Is it magic, coincidence or something else entirely?

More Information

-Audience Award for Best International Short Film at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo
-Lifetree Film Award at the Lifetree Film Festival, Colorado
-Jury Prize for Best International Short Film and the People’s Choice Award for Best Short at the Edmonton International Film Festival, Canada
-Best Short Film Award at the Waterford Film Festival
-The People’s Choice Award at the Solas Nua Festival, Washington DC.

-The Palm Springs Film Festival, California
-The Gold Coast International Film Festival, New York
-Aspen Shortsfest
-Flickerfest, Australia
-The Boston Irish Film Festival