They mess you up, your mum and dad, they may not mean to but they do..'this personal story reveals the universality of our paternal relationships, warts and all, but in so cast a light on the beauty.
A cathartic and honest non fiction piece about a struggling relationship.
Performed by Stephen James Smith and Rita Quinn.
Selected for screening as a part of RTE Short Screen, Summer 2015.
Winner of the Best Film at the DoctorClip Poetry Film Festival, Roma Italy 2013.
What the judges said:
"For its ability to excite, for its refinement of photography and installation, this film perfectly combines its images with its verses. The combination of the strength of the poem and the visual power of the work convinced the jury to bestow the DOCtorCLIP Award 2013 and the prize money to The Gardner by Simon Daniels"
The Belfast Film Festival 2012
The Waterford Film Festival 2012
The Underground Cinema Film Festival
The 10 Days in Dublin Film Festival 2013
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival - Berlin 2012
DoctorClip Poetry Film Festival - Rome 2013
Tá Teorainn Le Saineolas Na Léarscáilíochta
- That The Science Of Cartography Is Limited
Composed & Produced by Colm Ó Foghlú
Soprano Sax: Ken Edge
Harp: Noreen O'Donoghue
Strings: Dublin String Ensemble
Engineer: Debbie Smith
The Church of Our lady's Nativity, Leixlip