Sanctuary Film

Sanctuary Film

Sanctuary Trailer from Len Collin on Vimeo.

Sanctuary EPK from Len Collin on Vimeo.

To see details on the Sanctuary Film please go to our new website  www.sanctuaryfilm.co.uk

 

 

World Premiere:

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, 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

 

 

Category

Film