Original Title: Anton
This epic drama based on true events tells the story of Anton a young Irishman returning home to his loving wife Maria and his family after five years at sea. In his absence the troubles in Northern Ireland have worsened and his childhood friend Brendan (Andy Smith), persuades him that he must join the cause and fight the British. Very soon he is involved in a brutal murder, but when he tries to abandon the cause, his comrades won’t allow it. Whether he likes it or not there is no way back and no way forward.
2008; Ireland; Romance, Action; 92 minutes; 35mm, HDCAM-SR; 1:1.85; Dolby SRD; Original Language: English; Subtitles: English
Fox Glove Films, i4i Productions
Patrick Clarke, Anthony Fox
Griet van Damme
Born in Dublin in 1974 Graham has been prolific on the Irish film & theatre scene as a director, writer and producer for the past 11 years. In 2003 he received the Kodak Tiernan McBride Award for Best Irish Short at the Galway Film Fleadh and the LIM Award for Best Irish Short at the Foyle International Film Festival for his short film “A Dublin Story”. The film was short listed for the 2004 Academy Awards, received a special mention at the 2004 Tirana Film Festival and has been awarded a Bronze Remi at the prestigious Worldfest in Houston, Texas.
Graham has directed theatrical works for The Attic Studio including “Babylon Heights” with Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh, “Boys’ Life” at Andrews Lane and “Spoon Fed” for The Dublin Fringe Festival. He is working on several other projects including “Clan”, a feature length script Graham is co-writing with Swedish scriptwriter Janne Wallin, “Tempus X”, a real time digital feature film being developed at The Attic Studio and “The Coalboat Kids and the Pickaroonie” written by Pat Larkin.
2013 The Callback Queen
2010 Exercise Caution
2009 The Letter
2008 One Careful Owner
2005 Fáilte go hÉireann
2005 Past Pupil
2003 Dublin Story