courts-des-iles-festival_posterFive Irish short films have been selected for the second edition of the Courts des îles festival, which runs from March 9th to 13th from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles, in Papeete, Tahiti.

146 films were pre-selected and submitted to the members of the selection committee, with two live-action (among 26 selected) and three animated shorts (among 11) being chosen from Ireland.

Aidan Duffy’s Nostalgia.exe, Ray Sullivan’s Self-Assembly, Alan Holly’s Coda, Damien O’Connor’s Anya, and Matthew Darragh’s An Ode to Love will play at the festival.

 

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Nostalgia.exe (2014)

Director
Aidan Duffy
Producer
Aidan Duffy, Anna Ginjaume Grivé, Stephen Horgan, Victor McGowan, Matthew Taylor
Writer
Aidan Duffy
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi
Runtime
0 h 17 min
Actors
Craig White, Hannah Mamalis, Valeria Bandino, Stephen Horgan, Aidan Duffy
Overview
The near future. Dream recording has now become a reality, so has dream-splicing; the illegal and dangerous altering of dreams for subconscious playback. In this world, a history lecturer named Paul Wheatley seeks out an enigmatic dreamsplicer known only as Sarah Tonin, forging a bond which may be his salvation or damnation.
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Self-Assembly (2014)

Director
Ray Sullivan
Producer
Writer
Garret Shanley
Genres
Comedy
Runtime
0 h 12 min
Actors
Darryl Kinsella, Amy Kirwan, Ruben Kenny, Bobby McGlynn, Salvo
Overview
In a self-assembly cabinet, bereaved parents find a monstrous substitute for their dead son.
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Poster for the movie "Coda"

Coda (2013)

Director
Alan Holly
Producer
Ciaran Deeney, Adrien Merigeau
Writer
Rory Byrne, Alan Holly
Genres
Animation, Drama
Runtime
0 h 09 min
Actors
Joseph Dermody, Orla Fitzgerald, Brian Gleeson, Donie Ryan
Overview
A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.
Not rated yet!
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Anya (2014)

Director
Damien O'Connor
Producer
Edel Byrne
Writer
Genres
Animation
Runtime
0 h 05 min
Actors
Vocals by Lisa Hannigan Narrated by Chulpan Khamatova
Overview
Anya follows twenty years in the life of a Russian orphan. A unique initiative between Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films and Irish charity To Russia With Love the film was made to help assist Russian orphans.
Not rated yet!
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An Ode to Love (2014)

Director
Matthew Darragh
Producer
Suzie Belton, Danielle Considine
Writer
Matthew Darragh
Genres
Animation, Comedy
Runtime
0 h 07 min
Actors
Overview
A lonely man on a desert island explores the highs and lows of romantic love when a mysterious companion is washed ashore. Nothing will ever be the same. Or will it?
Not rated yet!
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