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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

PENTECOST

Directed by Peter McDonald
SHORT NARRATIVE 11 Minutes International Premiere
FILM GUIDE PENTECOST

Ireland, 1977. Eleven-year-old Damian Lynch is called in at the last moment to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in the local parish. Following his last appearance as an altar boy, when he knocked Father O'Toole off the altar, he faces a choice: either conform to the status quo or serve an extended ban from his passion in life, football.

About the Director(s)
PETER MCDONALD has been a professional actor for the last 18 years. His film credits include The Damned United, I Went Down, Saltwater, When Brendan Met Trudy, Nora, The Opportunists, Felicia's Journey, and Some Voices. He wrote and directed his first short, Ginger Bill, which was selected for the Corona Cork International Film Festival.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2010
  • Length:
    11 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    International
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Scott Graham, Andrew Bennet, Michael McElhatton, Don Wycherley, Eamon Hunt, Des Nealon
  • Director:
    Peter McDonald
  • Screenwriter:
    Peter McDonald
  • Producer:
    Eimear O' Kane
  • Editor:
    John O'Connor
  • Director of Photography:
    Patrick Jordan
  • Production Designer:
    Stephen Daly
  • Composer:
    John McPhillips

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