Principal photography has wrapped on Tristan Heanue’s latest short film Ciúnas (Silence) following a weekend of shooting in Connemara in county Galway.

Ciúnas, which was the winner of the Físín pitching competition at this years Dingle Film Festival, shot around the Renvyle area on Saturday and Sunday.

The Irish language short film follows a couple embarking on a journey in the midst of a family crisis. It stars Gary Lydon (The Guard, Calvary, Pure Mule, The Clinic), Ally Ní Chiaráin (The Drummer and the Keeper, Michael Inside), and rising star Hazel Doupe (Float Like a Butterfly, Michael Inside, Calm With Horses).

Ciúnas
Ally Ní Chiaráin, Hazel Doupe, Tristan Heanue, and Gary Lydon

Heanue once again teamed up with cinematographer Narayan Van Maele (Gutland, Gridlock). Camera equipment was supplied by Vast Valley Ltd as part of the competition win. 

The film is scheduled for a premiere in March at the 2019 Dingle Film Festival.

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