The South Westerlies (2020)

Posted by cinema4z8 on May 21, 2020  /   No Comments

When a town in the south west of Ireland is earmarked for a Norwegian-owned offshore wind farm, it’s not just the scenery that’s under pressure. KATE RYAN (40s), is on the verge of a lucrative promotion and a move to her company’s HQ in Oslo until her employer, NorskVentus, adds a last-minute caveat – a final assignment in Ireland.  She must go undercover in the West Cork town of Carrigeen to quash local objections against the company’s offshore wind farm. However, Kate has a personal history with the town, one she’s not keen to revisit. When Kate arrives in Carrigeen with her 18-year-old son, CONOR, she quickly realises that NorskVentus underestimated the level …


Dead Still (2020)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on May 31, 2019  /   No Comments

A murder mystery comedy drama about the adventures of Blennerhasset and Molloy, Dublin’s most famed memorial photographers. Dead Still blends mystery and drama with gallows humour, and features an incredible ensemble of acclaimed international actors including Michael Smiley (Luther, Wire in the Blood, Death and Nightingales) as Brock Blennerhasset, Kerr Logan (Game of Thrones, Victoria, Alias Grace) as Conall Molloy, Eileen O’Higgins (Brooklyn, Mary Queen of Scots) as Nancy Vickers, with Martin Donovan (Big Little Lies, Fahrenheit 451).   Writer: John Morton Directors: Imogen Murphy, Craig David Wallace Producer: Suzanne McAuley Series Producer: Paul Donovan Executive Producers: Paul Donovan, Christina Jennings, Ailish McElmeel Associate Producer: Trisha Flood Script Editor: Heather Browning …


The Last Right (2019)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on April 18, 2019  /   No Comments

Two brothers and a woman they’ve just met journey across the island of Ireland to bury a stranger. Starring Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones, Orphan Black, World War Z), Niamh Algar (Raised by Wolves, The Virtues, The Drummer and the Keeper), Samuel Bottomley (Tyrannosaur, Wolf Hall), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, The Snapper) and Brian Cox (The Bourne Identity, Braveheart, Rushmore, Adaptation). With its uniquely Irish sense of humour, this is a heart-warming and bittersweet comedy drama about family and finding home. Director/Writer: Aoife Crehan Producers: Paul Donovan, Pippa Cross, Casey Herbert Executive Producers: Ailish McElmeel, Janette Day, Xavier Marchand Associate Producers: Trisha Flood, Sam Tipper-Hale Director of Photography: Shane F. Kelly …


Women on the Verge (2018)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 21, 2018  /   No Comments

Women on the Verge is a 6-part comedy series about three friends trying not to completely unravel as they car-crash through their thirties towards forty. It follows women teetering on the edge of just about everything – breakdowns, identity crises, settling for men they don’t actually like, amid the dawning realisation that while their Grandmothers had nine kids by this age, they’re still trying to decide whether or not to have one. Women on the Verge starts on RTÉ 2 (Ireland) and W Channel (UK) on October 11th 2018.   


Four Kids and It (2020)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 3, 2018  /   No Comments

Two-time Academy Award winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, The Dark Knight, Youth), and Emmy nominated Matthew Goode (Netflix’s The Crown, The Imitation Game, The Good Wife, PBS’ Downton Abbey) join BAFTA nominated comedian Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Despicable Me) and SAG nominated actress Paula Patton (Warcraft: The Beginning, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Precious) in the family action adventure film Four Kids And It, directed by BAFTA Award nominee Andy De Emmony (Channel 4’s Father Ted, West Is West). Four Kids and It is the fun, family action adventure story of four children who are horrified to learn that their beach holiday is …


Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Series 2 (2018)

Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Series 2 sees Aisling (Seána Kerslake) and Danielle (Nika McGuigan) struggling with the new normality of being apart.   We meet Aisling after she’s had her soul sucked out of her by small town Mallow for an entire summer. She has a job in a local financial establishment, but in typical Aisling style she throws in the towel at the first signs of trouble. Meanwhile in Vancouver, Danielle is struggling despite having her wish for more art and less Aisling come true. There is no-one at her side to roll her eyes at when the super politically correct art school culture in Vancouver starts grating on …


Seanie & Flo (2018)

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on July 13, 2018  /   No Comments

Seanie is a lonely, borderline delusional man who empties bins on the sparse stretches of motorways that haven’t been populated with service stations yet. He’s also responsible for picking up the rubbish that is illegally dumped around the outskirts of the town. Flo is a belligerent teenage girl on her first day doing community service for spraying graffiti around the town. Today is their first day working together and their attitudes to both rubbish and art couldn’t be any more different. When they catch a couple illegally dumping on a roadside, a feverish chase ensues. Seanie & Flo is a short comedy about learning when to break the rules. Seanie & …


Nowhere Fast (2017)

Nowhere Fast, the brain child of stand up comedian Alison Spittle. The show is a comedy about life in small town Ireland as seen from the perspective of the returning millennial. Nowhere Fast is a comedy about women in rural Ireland, and one woman in particular. Fresh from a disaster in her media career in the big smoke, Angela returns to her family home to lick her wounds and plan her next move.  Can she escape the quicksand of small town Ireland and get her life back on track? And in the meantime can she keep her friends and family happy so she can get lifts? Starring along side Spittle …


Halal Daddy (2017)

Raghdan Aziz, a young man of British-Indian Muslim heritage, is happy in his new home on the west coast of Ireland. This beach-fronted retreat is the perfect getaway from his controlling father. He has escaped the burden of his legacy and discovered a new sense of community. Living with his adoring aunt and uncle, Raghdan hangs out with his surf buddies Derek and Neville and has mapped out a future with girlfriend, Maeve Logan. On Raghdan’s 21st birthday, his father Amir arrives from England with the gift of a run-down meat factory. How will Raghdan cope with this poisoned chalice of a present – a career opportunity that he never …


Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (2016)

Living and dying from the weekend in Dublin.. Some say it caused the recession, Coppers getting its own ATM. It’s certainly put a dent in the bank accounts of Aisling O’ Dowd (Seana Kerslake) and Danielle Mullane (Nika McGuigan).   CCWC is a dark comic drama detailing the unravelling of a friendship between two co-dependent young women as the hangover wears off and their lives and priorities begin to radically diverge. Danielle and Aisling get as excited about the ‘euro saver menu’ as their school friends now get about their engagements and mortgage approval. And they both agree that the real walk of shame is when you bring all the mugs and plates that have gathered in your room back down to the kitchen. …