30.09. - 09.10.2021

Song of Granite Ireland, Canada 2017 | 104 min | OV with German subtitles | Black & White | FF 2017

Pat Collins

PAT COLLINS (*1967) has made more than 25 documentary and feature films, mostly dealing with dying traditions and aspects of Irish history.

rated for 0 + years
Endless green fields, craggy rock formations and majestically thundering surf – the landscape of Ireland. This breath-taking natural spectacle, along with the country's myths and fables have been a commanding influence on Irish folk musician Joe Heaney. Born in 1919, he has dedicated his life to the traditional Gaelic song form of Sean-nós and become an international legend. Song Of Granite takes an unsentimental look at an artist as driven as he is gifted, from his childhood in Ireland and his time in the USA, up until his death. Shot in mesmerizing monochrome and enhanced with rare archive footage, the film celebrates the beauty of Irish culture.
Original title: Song of Granite
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Irish, English
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Pat Collins
Screenplay: Pat Collins, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Sharon Whooley
Cast: Macdara Ó Fatharta, Mícheál Ó Confhaola, Jaren Cerf, Pól Ó Ceannabháín, Colm Seoighe
Producer: Alan Maher, Jessie Fisk, Martin Paul-Hus
Director of Photography: Richard Kendrick
Music: Delphine Measroch
Production Design: Padraig O'Neill
Editor: Tadhg O’ Sullivan
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Visit Films
Production: Marcie Films; Amerique Film production; Harvest Films; South Wind Blows; Roads Entertainment
Contact: Alan Maher, Marcie Films:


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