19 September 2019 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
Patrick Bergin Wraps Irish Feature ‘The Minnitts of Anabeg’
21 Sep 2012 : By Eva Hall
Patrick Bergin in a scene from ‘The Minnits of Anabeg’
Patrick Bergin has wrapped filming on a five-week shoot in Tipperary on feature film ‘The Minnits of Anabeg’.

The ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’ star is playing Lord Goode in the film based on the true lives of the Minnitt family from Tipperary. The Minnitts, who lived in Anabeg House in Nenagh, were a wealthy family who owned more than 1,000 acres of land in the late 19th century.

The feature is currently in post-production and will resume shooting for one week in the winter months.

Frank McGrath plays Joshua Minnitt, an English Justice of Peace during the Irish potato famine who was disowned by his father after marrying a Catholic girl. Lucy Jubb plays the role of his wife, with a number of Irish actors playing parts.

Alan Brown of Krown Films has written, directed and produced the feature, which picked up the award for Best Script at the International Film Festival Ireland.

Additional cast and crew roles were filled by local industry members from Tipperary. Director Brown said: “This was very much a production where the town came out to help make a feature film, taking part as extras, speaking parts, crew, location services, and costumes.”

Bergin, who shot to fame in 1991 when he starred alongside Julia Roberts in Joshua Ruben’s intense thriller ‘Sleeping with the Enemy’, has taken on a number of roles in his native country in recent years, including award-winning feature ‘Songs for Amy’ and short ‘Angel’.

Additional post-production is expected to be complete in March 2013.


BREAKING NEWS
Creative Europe MEDIA Issues Call for Single Project Development Funding
Disappear Here Film Festival Returns to Ballyliffin this September 27th-29th
Biggest ever IndieCork Festival set to take place in October
Jurassic World Short Filmed in Ireland Releases Online

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Composer Sheridan Tongue Discusses Scoring BBC's New Documentary Series on the Troubles
IFTN talks with Dale Longmore & John Quinn, Writers of new RTÉ Comedy Pilot 'Bump'
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Filming Gets Underway in Dublin on New Irish-American Romantic-Drama
31 May 2019 
Blackbird to Premiere at Raindance Film Festival in London
28 Sep 2018 
Open Casting Call for New Slate of Irish Film & Television Productions
06 Jul 2018 
Poster Revealed for Michael Flatley’s Debut Feature Film ‘Blackbird’
06 Jul 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
Eddie Doyle Appointed BBC Northern Ireland's Head of Content Commissioning
Chris O'Dowd picks up Creative Arts Emmy Award for State of the Union
Mark O’Rowe discusses new Sky series 'Temple', which airs this Friday, 13th September on Sky One
TG4 Launches New Autumn Schedule in Cork
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter