Recoil, 35mm, 12’45”, 2004. Synopsis: In the aftermath of a murder, Peter, a paramilitary, is confounded by a detective's questioning. An answer might offer a kind of redemption to both men but threatens to condemn Peter to a long prison sentence.
|Place of Publication||Zanzibar Films, Dublin|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
Bibliographical noteReference text: Awards:
Winner, Best Irish Short Category. Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland 2005.
Winner, Best Short Fiction Category, Magners Boston Irish Film Festival, Boston 2005.
Winner, Best Short Film Category, Courmayeur Noir Film Festival, Italy 2005.
Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland, Nov 2004
Cork Film Festival, Rep of Ireland, Oct 2004
Kerry Film Festival, Rep of Ireland, Oct 2004
Belfast Film Festival, Northern Ireland, April 2005
San Francisco Irish Film Festival, USA, May 2005
Britspotting, Germany and Switzerland, April, 2005 (Screened in Berlin, Leipzig and Basel)
Mid Ulster Film Festival, Northern Ireland, May 2005
Galway Film Fleadh, Rep of Ireland, July 2005
Diversions Stella Artois Film Festival Dublin, Rep of Ireland, Sept 2005
11th International Short Film Festival of Drama, Greece, Sept 2005
Woodstock Film Festival, USA, Oct 2005
Magners Boston Irish Film Festival, Boston, Nov 2005
Cour Mayeur Noir Film Festival, Dec 2005
Anchorage Film Festival, Anchorage USA, Dec 2005
Tirana International Film Festival, Tirana Albania, Dec 2005
Victoria Independent Film Festival, Victoria Canada, Jan 2006
Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film Festival, Manchester United Kingdom, Feb 2006
Cine Gael Montreal, Canada, March 2006
Maremetraggio International Short Film Festival, Trieste Italy, June 2006
Lenola International Film Festival, Lenola, Italy, May 2006
Portobello Film Festival. Westbourne Studios London, UK. August 2006
Electric Picnic 2006, Film Screenings, Ireland, Sept 2006.
Broadcast and Misc:
Broadcast Sat, January 7th on RTE 2 (national broadcaster, Rep of Ireland)
Published as part of Irish Film Board’s ‘Irish Talent, Vol 1’ DVD.
Broadcast through ‘The Short List’ to over 100 PBS stations throughout USA