26 June 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
Grand Pictures’ ‘Dark Lies the Island’ Wraps
19 Oct 2017 :
Ian Fitzgibbon’s feature, written by Kevin Barry and based on characters he created for his own short story collection, Dark Lies the Island follows the characters in a long-standing family feud in a small Irish town over the course of a week.

Michael Garland of Grand Pictures’ produced, Cathal Watters (Viva) is DOP; Leonie Prendergast is Costume Designer, and Jeffrey Sheriff is Production Designer.

The ensemble cast includes Peter Coonan (Penance), Moe Dunford (Handsome Devil), Charlie Murphy (Philomena), Pat Shortt (Garage), Tommy Tiernan (Derry Girls) and newcomer Jana Mohieden.

Producer Michael Garland said:

“It’s been a pleasure to produce Kevin’s debut feature as a screenwriter. He brings a new language, vivacity, and tone to the realm of the small-town Irish drama. He is without doubt contemporary Irish literature’s “Neo-Flann” and one of the most accomplished and unique current international literary voices.”

Director Ian FitzGibbon said:

“Kevin gifted to us a dark and wickedly funny script which our superb cast relished. The drama is centred on one particular family, the Mannions, and ripples with family strife and the psychology of fear.”

Independent is handling international sales.




BREAKING NEWS
Line-up Announced for Screen Ireland Short Films at the Galway Film Fleadh
Northern Ireland Screen Issues Feature Documentary Development Application Call
Passport to Production Galway: Film and TV Drama New Entrant Training Programme
Irish Film Institute to Host Robert Bresson Retrospective this July

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Director John Butler Talks 'Papi Chulo' with IFTN
Director Gavin Fitzgerald Discusses New Liam Gallagher Documentary with IFTN
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
Cannes Round-Up: 'Vivarium' to World Premiere & Host of Irish Productions Selling at The Marche du Film
17 May 2019 
Michael Gambon Joins James Joyce Drama 'James & Lucia' Opposite Aidan Gillen
09 Apr 2019 
First Look Trailer Released for Grand Pictures' 'Dark Lies The Island'
15 Feb 2019 
#IFTNfestival: Irish Film at the 2019 Berlinale & EFM
08 Feb 2019 
EDITOR'S PICK
Galway Film Fleadh Announces Masterclass 2019
Winners Announced for the Writers Guild of Ireland's 2019 Zebbie Awards
Dingle International Film Festival Closes Its Doors
First Look Image Released for 'The Young Offenders' Series 2 Currently Filming 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