‘Patricks Day’ opens in cinemas this Friday February 5, 2015

Terry McMahon’s gripping feature, ‘Patrick’s Day’, opens in cinemas nationwide this Friday the 6th of February.

Written and Directed by McMahon, the film explores the intimate relationship between a mentally ill young man and an older, suicidal air-hostess. But when his obsessive mother enlists a dysfunctional cop to break them up, things get complicated…

The film has been on the receiving end of a slew of accolades since it’s première at the prestigious SXSW Film Festival last March, taking home the ‘Best Irish Feature Film’ at the 2014 Galway Film Fleadh, as well as pocketing the coveted Screen Directors Guild ‘Finders Series’ Award at the end of the Summer.

Critics around the world are raving out the film, as demonstrated below in this small selection of conveniently pulled quotes:

A stunning and shattering work with a profound sense of truth to it.” — Nicolas Roeg

Very moving. Big emotions. Brilliant acting. The film that I cried most at Edinburgh Film Festival.” — Mark Cousins

Jaw-droppingly good.” Paul Byrne, Movies.ie

An incredible display of the impact a movie can truly have if you let it.” — Film Ireland

“The emotional intensity of his work is unlike anything I have ever seen out of Ireland before…one of the most insightful and unrelenting directors Ireland has produced in a generation.” — Cahir O’Doherty, The Irish Voice

Starring Silver Bear Winner, Kerry Fox (Shallow Grave) and Screen Actors Guild nominee, Philip Jackson (Little Voice), the film underwent full Picture and Sound post here at Screen Scene where it was edited by Emer Reynolds (Broken Tail, I Went Down, Shameless).

Produced by Tim Palmer, (Into the West), and Rachel Lysaght, (The Pipe), World Cinematography Award winner and all around swell guy, Michael Lavelle, was the films DOP.  Full Screen Scene Credits can be found HERE.

Patrick’s Day opens in cinemas nationwide this weekdn, don’t miss your chance to see it on the big screen.

As if you need any further incentive, all presentations of the film will be proceeded by fantastic animated short, Coda which was sound posted here at Screen Scene and Ardmore Sound.