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Short Film – The Widow’s Son


TITLE: The Widow’s Son

Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Emer Reynolds
Writer: Emer Reynolds
Producer: Eoin Holmes
Production Company: Great Western Films

Running Time: 9 Mins
Year: 2001
Language: English

Key Cast: Ruth McCabe, Johnny O’Donnell
DOP: Ronan Fox


A bitter and cantankerous widow mourns the tragic death of her only son in an accident involving a bicycle and a stray chicken. She longs for the past to be rewritten and her son to be returned. But if her dream were to come true, would the outcome be any different?