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Short Film – Joy




Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Colm Quinn
Writer: Colm Quinn
Producer: Neil Wallace
Production Company: Venom Films

Running Time: 10mins
Year: 2011
Language: English

Key Cast: Jane McGrath, Aoife Duffin, Derbhle Crotty
DOP: Kate McCullough


Nicola is in hospital after giving birth. When her school friend Tess comes to visit, Nicola is forced by her mother to introduce ‘Joy’, her newborn daughter, who lived for seven hours.

More Information

-Had its international premiere at South by Southwest Film Festival, Texas, in March 2012
-Special Mention: Best Irish Short at the Galway Film Fleadh, 2012
-Screened on RTE2 on February 25th as part of the Short Screen series

-St.Kilda Film Festival, Melbourn
-Worldwide Short Film Festival, Toronto
-Seattle International Film Festival
-Cork Film Festival