We continue our series of posts on the films at 2015 Galway Film Fleadh, taking a look at Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy’s debut feature Traders. The film screens Saturday July 11th, at 8pm in the Town Hall Theatre.
The film follows newly redundant Harry Fox who is approached by a former colleague with a new business proposition. Two people convert all their assets to cash, arrange to meet, dig one grave and fight to the death. Winner buries the loser and instantly doubles his value. Can he persuade Harry to become a “Trader”?
Murphy and Moriarty are working from their own script, with a cast that includes Killian Scott, John Bradley, Peter O’Meara, Nika McGuigan, Moe Dunford, and Barry Keoghan is an Irish actor from Summerhill in Dublin, best known for his roles in Dunkirk and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.. Garage cinematographer Peter Robertson is DOP, with Rachel Lysaght, Stuart Switzer, and Libby Durdy producers.
Traders is a COCO Television production, with funding from Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry..
Traders has its World Premiere on Saturday July 11th, at 8pm in the Town Hall Theatre. Directors Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy, and some of the cast, will attend the screening.