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If these walls could talk

Directed by Anna Rodgers
Produced by Siobhán Ward

Overview

Synopsis

If walls can hold memories, what sort of echoes linger in the closed units of our psychiatric institutions as they approach their demise? Moving through the corridors, dormitories and day rooms of these decaying spaces, we hear the faint traces of forgotten voices – the people who spent the best part of their lives committed to these asylums. Throughout, these people remain invisible, as we move through the empty place of their past.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished

Credits

  • Anna Rodgers ... Director
  • Siobhán Ward ... Producer
  • Tony Craunston ... Editor
  • PJ Dillon ... Director of Photography
  • William H Rodgers ... Sound design

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Yellow Asylum Films
Country
Ireland
Years of Production
2009
Locations
Anonymous
Prod. Partners
Irish Film Board

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Festivals
Cork Film Festival, Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Stranger than Fiction Ireland, Silverdocs Documentary Fesitval, Galway Film Fleadh, Guth Gafa
Awards
Best Short Film - Thin Line Film Festival, Best Short Film - Stranger than Fiction, Ireland 2010. Best Short Documentary - Kerry Film Festival 2010 (adjudicated by James Marsh)
Language
English

Photos

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