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Irish Shorts 5: It’s No Longer a Journey Down the Road

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  • Tickets: €8/ 7
  • Date: Fri, 15th Nov 2019
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:34
  • Duration: 94 mins
  • Venue: The Gate Cinema Cork City
  • Director: Various
  • Producer(s): Various
  • Screenwriter(s): Various
  • Main Cast: Various
  • Country: Ireland
  • Language(s): English, Irish
  • Year: 2019

Twists and turns on life’s highway. Unexpected events, strange journeys and eerie encounters.

Lovestruck [C]

Eli Dolliver / Ireland / 2019 / 9 mins
A lady of a certain age is always unlucky in love.
Producer: Ellen Whelan


Liam O’Neill / Ireland / 2019 / 18 mins
A writer waits for inspiration. It finally comes courtesy of a dispossessed woman who he invites into his home.
Producers: Annabel König, Liam O’Neill

Streets of Fury

Aidan McAteer / Ireland / 2019 / 5 mins
Max Punchface is only interested in two things – beating the final boss of his video game and punching stuff. His life takes a strange twist when he opens a portal to the calm world of Sheepland…
Producer: Aidan McAteer
Best Animated Short, Galway Film Fleadh

Leave the Road Behind You

Daniel Butler / Ireland / 2018 / 16 mins / Subtitled
As his life changes outside of his control a young man struggles to keep his car on the road.
Producer: Bob Gallagher


Michael-David McKernan / Ireland / 2018 / 16 mins
A lonely taxi driver takes drastic action to protect a passenger from heartbreak.
Producer: Mícheál Fleming

John Don’t Know Nothin’!

Conor Kehelly / Ireland, UK / 2019 / 14 mins
John, the successful star of a family sitcom, has a heated conversation with his taxi driver on his way home from work.
Producer: Rowan Thorp

The Dream Report

Jack O’Shea / Ireland / 2019 / 7 mins
A deadpan sci-fi interweaving moments of familiar routine with esoteric messages from deep space.
Producer: Jack O’Shea

Something Doesn’t Feel Right

Fergal Costello / Ireland / 2019/ 9 mins
A weary slasher villain puts in the hours and planning necessary to pull off perfect kills until he encounters victims that don’t behave like they should, dammit.
Producer: Fiona Kinsella

[C] means eligible for Best Cork Short Award.


The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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