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Short Film – The Beekeeper’s Son



TITLE: The Beekeeper’s Son

Funded by: Filmbase/ RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Jamie Hannigan
Writer: Jamie Hannigan
Producer: Shirley Weir

Running Time: 10mins
Year: 2007
Language: English
Format: 16mm

Key Cast: Bernie Fitzgerald, Brian Fortune
DOP: Paddy Jordan


A young boy steals away from a wake and encounters a solitary mourner reminiscing by a lone beehive – the dead man’s son, who has only begun to realise what traditions may have died with his father.

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