Whim Productions has released a pair of posters for their new Irish independent feature Soulsmith, ahead of the film’s premiere at the Cork Film Festival at the Gate Cinema on November 20th.

Soulsmith - PosterSet in the West of Ireland and Dublin, Soulsmith follows Ed Smith, a young playwright who, following great early success, hits a downward spiral both professionally and personally.

Written and directed by Kevin Henry (The Last Confession), Soulsmith is a drama starring Matthew O’Brien (The Lobster, Volkswagen Joe, Williton’s Way), alongside Caoimhe O’Malley, Conor Marren (North Circular Road, Love Rosie), Brian Fortune (Game of Thrones, How to be Happy, Jack and Ralph Plan a Murder), Tristan Heanue (In this Place, Skunky Dog, Cardboard Gangsters), and Elva Trill (Ripper Street, Red Rock).

The production team includes Editor Eoin McDonagh (The Nation 1923, Natan), Director of Photography Stephen C Walsh (North Circular Road); Production Designer Aoife Murray (Darkness on the Edge of Town); Sound Designer Colin McKenna (Crone Wood, An Irish Father),  and 1st AD Siobháin Kehoe. Music comes from Michael Fleming, who did great work on The Queen of Ireland. Séamus Waters and Kevin Henry produce for Whim Productions.

Soulsmith premieres at the 61st Cork Film Festival on Sunday November 20th at the Gate Cinema at 1pm. Tickets are still available. The festival runs November 11th to 20th.

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