Cillian Murphy’s ‘Broken’ and Kirsten Sheridan’s ‘Dollhouse’ were among the winners at the Odessa International Film Festival in Ukraine.
‘Broken’, adapted from Daniel Clay’s novel of the same name by Irish screenwriter Mark O’Rowe (Intermission), won the festival’s Grand Prix prize and with it a cash prize of $15,000. The film was directed by Rufus Norris and features Murphy, Tim Roth and Rory Kinnear among its cast members.
Meanwhile, the cast of Irish director Kirsten Sheridan's new drama, ‘Dollhouse’, were celebrating after winning the award for Best Actors.
Set in Dublin, ‘Dollhouse’ follows a group of teenagers who break into a house and stars Seana Kerslake (Life's a Breeze), Johnny Ward (This Must Be The Place, Two Hearts), Jack Reynor (What Richard Did, Three Wise Men), Kate Stanley Brennan (Raw, Fair City), Shane Curry (Kisses) and Ciaran McCabe (What Richard Did).
The Odessa International Film Festival was held in the Ukrainian port city for the third time last weekend. The jury awarded the German/Russian/Latvian/Dutch/Belarusian co-production ‘V Tumane’ (In the Fog), directed by Sergei Loznitsa, the competition’s Best Film prize.