Blood Coloured Moon is a charming and poignant short film starring Ronan Leahy, Olga Wehrly and Frankie McCafferty. It’s written by established playwright Barry McKinley, directed by award-winning filmmaker Marc-Ivan O’Gorman and produced by Gordon Murphy.
It is a bittersweet tale of a stranger who arrives at an isolated pub in the heart of the Irish countryside Good Friday night, 1967. After unsuccessfully attempting to get a drink from the husband and wife owners, the stranger proceeds to recite a poem in a bid to woo the owner’s wife. While the enraged publican loads his shotgun the stranger passionately delivers his words of love and desire.
The film is funded by Filmbase and RTE: the National Broadcaster of Ireland. Ri and Cleverality Productions produce the film. For more details please see: ri-productions or cleverality.com.
Written & Directed by Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair
Produced by Emmaline Dowling & Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair
D.O.P. Tommy Fitzgerald
Music by Seti The First
Edited by Phil Jackson
Lorraine - Olga Wehrly
Sean - Steve Gunn
Internationally award winning Irish language short, funded by the Irish Film Board.
- Best Editing, 6th Naoussa International Film Festival, Greece, 2009
- Special Mention (Joint Second), Best Irish Short Film, Cork Film Festival, IRL, 2008
- Gradam Gael Linn Award for Best Short in the Irish Language. Cork Film Festival, IRL, 2008
Director: Danann Breathnach
Writer: Guy Fee & Danann Breathnach
Producer: Aislinn Ni Chuinneagain
Director of Photography: Colm Whelan
Editor: Roisin O Donnell
Art Director: Francis Taafe
Sound: Paddy Hanlon
Music: Rory Pierce