Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

Buzzy Irish Titles Cannes

The Canal
Director: Ivan Kavanagh
Production company: Park Films
Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra
Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century.
Status: Completed. Premiered at Tribeca. Will be selling at Cannes.

Song of the Sea
Director: Tomm Moore
Production company: Cartoon Saloon
Sales agent: WestEnd
Voice cast: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan
Logline: Animated feature from Oscar-nominated studio Cartoon Saloon (“The Secret of Kells”).
Status: In production. Ready third quarter 2014.

Brooklyn (pictured)
Director: John Crowley
Irish production company: Parallel Films
Sales agent: HanWay Films
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen
Logline: Based on the novel by Colm Toibin.
Status: In production in Ireland and Canada.

Glassland
Director: Gerard Barrett
Production company: Element Pictures
Cast: Toni Collette, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter
Logline: A Dublin taxi driver gets tangled up in the world of human trafficking.
Status: Post production

The Lobster
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Production company: Element Pictures
Sales agent: Protagonist Pictures
Cast: Colin Farrell, John C. Reilly,
Logline: First English-language film by Oscar-nominated Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos (“Dogtooth”).
Status: In production

Get Up & Go
Director: Brendan Grant
Production company: Fastnet Films
Cast: Peter Coonan, Killian Scott, Gemma-Leah Devereux
Logline: Coilin and Alex, part of Dublin’s bohemian underworld, eschew hard work, but are forced to face reality.
Status: Post production

Moscow Never Sleeps
Director: Johnny O’Reilly
Production company: Blinder Films
Cast: Yuro Stoyanov, Mikhail Efremov, Evgenia Brik
Logline: Multi-narrative drama dives into the volatile intersections of contempo Moscow and the intimate lives of five people.
Status: Completed

Queen and Country
Director: John Boorman
Production company: Merlin Film Prods.
Sales agent: Le Pacte
Cast: Caleb Landry Jones, Callum Turner, David Thewlis, Richard E. Grant, Sinead Cusack
Logline: In 1952, an 18-year-old’s idyllic life is shattered by the harsh realities of boot camp in the British Army.
Status: Completed. Directors’ Fortnight

Let Us Prey
Director: Brian O’Malley
Production company: Fantastic Films
Sales agent: AV Pictures
Cast: Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh
Logline: An enigmatic stranger detained in the cells of a remote police station takes over the minds of police officers and his fellow inmates.
Status: Completed. Won major award at Fantastic Film Fest. Selling in Cannes market.

Patrick’s Day
Director: Terry McMahon
Production company: Ignition Film Prods.
Cast: Kerry Fox, Moe Dunford, Philip Jackson
Logline: Patrick is a 26-year-old virgin and schizophrenic. But he is no threat to anybody until he falls in love.
Status: Completed. World premiered at SXSW.

The Legend of Longwood
Director: Lisa Mulcahy
Production company: Grand Pictures
Sales agent: Global Screen
Cast: Lucy Morton, Fiona Glascott, Thekla Reuten, Miriam Margolyes
Logline: A girl from New York City is dragged to a remote corner of Ireland, where her destiny is to free inhabitants from the curse of a Black Knight seeking redemption.
Status: Post production

Miss Julie
Director: Liv Ullmann
Production company: Subotica
Sales agent: Wild Bunch
Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Chastain, Samantha Morton
Logline: In 1890 Ireland, a brutal, flirtatious power struggle takes place between a young aristocrat and her father’s valet.
Status: Post production

Standby
Directors: Rob
and Ronan Burke
Production company: Black Sheep Prods.
Cast: Jessica Pare, Brian Gleeson
Logline: A pair of former lovers reunite eight years later and find they are even more compatible.
Status: Completed
Sales agent: Magnolia Pictures Intl.

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