Love Eternal, which was partially shot in Cobh, County Cork, will have its Cork premiere as opening film of the Twisted Celluloid Film Festival in the Triskel Arts Centre on Thursday 15th May. Actress Emma Eliza Regan will introduce this special screening of Love Eternal.
This film, which is directed by Brendan Muldowney (Savage), recently won the Dublin Film Critics Circle Best Irish Feature Award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, and will be released in Irish cinemas by Wildcard Distribution on July 4th. We here at Scannain are big fans, having given the film 4 stars when it showed at JDIFF. You can also read our interview with star Pollyanna McIntosh right here!
The film premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2013, and has now screened at over sixty festivals worldwide, including the prestigious Sitges and Busan, and winning the inaugural Fresh Blood Award at the recent Black Bear Film Fest in Warsaw. Featuring the Emmy-nominated Dutch actor, Robert de Hoog (Skin), and Scottish actress Pollyanna McIntosh (Filth, The Woman), and based on the Japanese novel In Love With The Dead, from acclaimed author Kei Oishi (Apartment 1303, The Last Supper), the film centres on an isolated and death-fixated young man who tries to make sense of the world, and his existence, in the only way he knows how…by getting closer to death.
Love Eternal was produced by Conor Barry, Morgan Bushe and Macdara Kelleher at Fastnet Films is the Irish film and television production company of Macdara Kelleher, Morgan Bushe and director Lance Daly., with Luxembourg co-producers Red Lion, Dutch co-producers Rinkel Film, TO Entertainment from Japan, with support from the Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry., the Film Fund Luxembourg, the Netherlands Film Fund and Atlantic Screen Music.