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Shelter | Foscadh

IRL 2021 | 93 Min. | DCP | OmU | DE International

SCORE Bernhard Wicki Award

„Shelter“ tells the story of naïve recluse John who is suddenly propelled into manhood. When his over-protective mothers passes away, friendless John inherits mountain land that is in the way of a lucrative wind-farm development, and he is forced to navigate the choppy waters of romance, trust and vengeance for the first time… 

Director: Séan Breathnach
Script: Séan Breathnach
Photographer: Colm Hogan
Editor: Conall de Cléir
Music: Sindri Már Sigfússon
Cast: Dónall Ó Héalai, Fionnuala Flaherty, Cillian Ó Gairbhí, Macdara Ó Fátharta, Diarmuid de Faoite
Production company: Magamedia / Paddy Hayes
World Sales: The Yellow Affair

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Séan Breathnach

Seán Breathnach is a writer/director from Galway, on the west coast of Ireland. He has written and directed a number of award winning short films that have screened at film festivals in Europe, North America, and Asia. He has both photographed and directed a variety of documentaries for the Irish national television broadcasters RTÉ and TG4. He has a particular thematic interest in stories that explore detachment and isolation in the rural environment. Seán Breathnach lectures at the National University of Ireland, Galway on screenwriting, film aesthetics and design, and on film production. Foscadh is his first feature film.