Watch the first trailer for Galway film Fleadh winner ‘A Date For Mad Mary’ August 2, 2016


The first trailer for Screen Scene posted feature A Date for Mad Mary is now available online for your viewing pleasure.

Directed by Darren Thornton (who co-wrote with brother Colin) and produced by Ed Guiney and Juliette Bonass, A Date for Mad Mary follows Mary McArdle’s quest to find a date to a friend’s wedding, following a stint in prison. Determined to prove her right to a plus one for the big day, Mary’s attempts at securing a date lead her into trouble and emotional challenges.

A tough and tender story about friendship, first love, and letting go of the glory days, the film has earned rave reviews by critics in the run up to this years Galway Film Fleadh, where it was named joint Best Irish Film, sharing the honours with Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders. Lead actress Seána Kerslake was also awarded the Bingham Ray Award for new talent for her incredible performance in the film.

A Date for Mad Mary is set for nationwide release on September 2nd.

Editors Tony Cranstoun and Junagus Dinsmore

Supervising Sound Editor Niall Brady
Sound Effects Editor Michelle Fingleton

Foley Artist Eoghan McDonnell,
Foley Mixer Jean McGrath                                                                                                                 

Foley Editor Michelle McCormack

Re-Recording Mixer Ken Galvin