10th July Galway Film Fleadh
8.30pm Town Hall Theatre
WINNER Dublin Film Critics Choice : The Michael Dwyer Discovery Award – awarded to the cast of Blue Teapot.
WHAT THE CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT SANCTUARY
Irish Examiner ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
The most heart-breaking and heart-warming movie you’ll see all year. “A nuanced, gripping blend of black comedy, farce and hard-hitting social commentary, Sanctuary already has a strong claim on Irish Movie of the Year.
Irish Times ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
A must-see knockabout comedy
Sunday Times ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Visually delightful, emotionally sure and morally fierce, it is the birth of a new and brilliant talent in debut director Len Collin.
RTE Entertainment ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Manages to deliver serious food for thought
The Evening Herald ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
A wonderful film.
Sunday World ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Funny, moving and Brave
Irish Independent ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Smart, well-paced and extremely funny – an Irish film to be proud of
Sunday Business Post ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
Courageous and insightful – A remarkable film.
Movies.ie ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
A lovely, ambitious project that is full of charm.
RTE Guide ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
A moving and funny love story
Producer: Edwina Forkin
Zanzibar Films in association with Blue Teapot Theatre Company
Director: Len Collin
Screenplay: Christian O’Reilly
Creative Consultant: Petal Pilley
Director of Photography: Russell Gleeson
Production Design: Eleanor Woods
Editor: Julian Ulrich
Costume: Sonja Mohlich
Composer: Joe Conlon
Principle Cast: Patrick Becker, Frank Butcher, Paul Connolly, Kieran Coppinger, Jennifer Cox, Valerie Egan, Michael Hayes, Charlene Kelly, Emer Macken and Robert Doherty.
Also: Karen Murphy, Stephen Marcus, Eileen Gibbons, Tara Breathnach, Garrett Phillips, Orla McGovern, Caroline Grace-Cassidy, Christopher Dunne and Richard Hickey.
Synopsis: Set in the world of people with intellectual disabilities, this is a touching and funny love story about Larry and Sophie, two people who long to be together in a world that does everything to keep them apart.
Screenings to date:
There is a Facebook page @Sanctuary.the.film which also shares any up to date movie news as well as Twitter.com/Sanctuaryfilum
7th July – Irish Theatrical Release – in select cinemas nationwide
22nd & 25th April – Newport Beach Film Festival, USA
8th April – Melbourne, Australia (IFFA)
31st March – Eye Cinema Galway. Matinee 3.30 pm & Evening Gala 7.15 pm
31st March – Sydney, Australia – Irish Film Festival Australia
30th March – Irish Film Festa, Rome, Italy
15th March – Nordic Film Festival, Luxembourg City
USA: Boston Irish Film Festival, 26th March, Chicago Irish Film Festival 3rd March, Reelabilities Festival: New York 2/4/7 March 2017
Dublin International Film Festival 18 February 2017, Lighthouse Cinema
Festival Crossing The Line, Roubaix, France 26th January 2017