A group of protesters film a period re-enactment in a dilapidated 18th century house in a last ditch effort to save it from demolition. Through this film-within-a-film device, Paul Mercier’s satirical script gleefully blurs the lines between “real life” and dramatised events, while touching on a dizzying range of themes such as art, historical truth and conservation.
The film is fuelled by an anarchic energy and propelled by Mel Mercier’s driving score. DO’M
This screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the film's director, Paul Mercier, and the producers.
In competition for the inaugural CIFF Best New Irish Feature Award, proudly supported by the Irish Examiner. The winner will be announced on Sunday 19 November.