TRAPPED

TRAPPED

Original Title: Anton

Synopsis

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.

Technical Information

2008; Ireland; Romance, Action; 92 minutes; 35mm, HDCAM-SR; 1:1.85; Dolby SRD; Original Language: English; Subtitles: English

DIRECTOR

Graham Cantwell

WRITER

Anthony Fox

D.O.P.

Fergal O’Hanlon

EDITOR

Breege Rowley

MUSIC

Anna Rice

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Fox Glove Films, i4i Productions

PRODUCER

Patrick Clarke, Anthony Fox

Lynch

Gerard McSorley

Anton

Anthony Fox

Maria

Laura Way

Brendan

Andy Smith

Edward

Cillian Roche

Sophie

Griet van Damme

Johnny

Ronan Wilmot

GRAHAM CANTWELL

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.

Selective Filmography

Feature Film

2013 The Callback Queen

 

Short

2010 Exercise Caution

2009 The Letter

2008 One Careful Owner

2005 Fáilte go hÉireann

2005 Past Pupil

2003 Dublin Story

1999 Powertrip

2013

EU FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE IN CHINA

Dec 01 – Feb 28

2010

EUROCINE 27

May 09 – 09

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