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Short Film – Her Mother’s Daughters



TITLE: Her Mother’s Daughters

Funded by: RTÉ Dance on the Box Scheme

Director: Oonagh Kearney
Writer: Oonagh Kearney
Producer: Steven Davenport, Rachel Lysaght

Running Time: 6mins
Year: 2010
Language: English

Key Cast: Joanna Banks, Jessica Kennedy, Megan Kennedy, Deirdre Murphy, Emma O’Kane
DOP: P.J. Dillon


An older woman sits before a telephone in an empty house. Her daughters have flown the nest. As she prepares to phone them, their memory is brought back to life.

More Information:

– ÉCU, The VII European Independent Film Festival, Paris, March 2012: Winner of Best Editing Award
– XVIII Capalbio International Short Film Festival, Italy, October 2011: Winner Best Female Actress
– Acquedolci Short Film Festival, Sicily, August 2011: Awarded 2nd Place in the International Short Film Category, Received a Jury Special Mention for Choreography, Nominated for Best Photography Award
– Tenderpixel Experimental Film Compilation, London, July 2011: Selected for a dvd distributed by Tenderpixel Gallery in London on July 23rd.
– In The Palace International Short Film Festival, Balchik, Bulgaria, June 2011: Winner Best International Experimental Film
– Aesthetica International Short Film Competition 2010: Selected for a dvd distributed with the January 2011 edition of Aesthetica Magazine
– Fastnet Film Festival, May 2010: Winner Best Experimental Film, Winner Best Cinematography, Winner Joint Best of Cork