In the aftermath of a violent assault, twenty-something Danny (Peter Newington) struggles to accept the full extent of his injuries.
Moving through the house-parties, nightclubs and bars of today’s Dublin, ‘Flicker’ explores the subtle pressures of contemporary Irish masculinity. It’s a raw, visceral and intimate exploration of contemporary Irish youth culture, masculinity and trauma.
The film features: Sean Doyle, Caoimhe Coburn Gray, Megan Bea-Tiernan, Tony Doyle and Robbie Dunne.
Directed by Luke Daly and Nathan Fagan.
Produced by Aaron McEnaney, for Bold Puppy.
Winner:
Grand Prix Best Irish Short Prize – Cork International Film Festival – 2020 (Oscar-qualifying)
Runner-up (2nd Prize) – Emerging Director Awards Ireland – March 2020
Official Selection (to date):
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival – March 2020 (Oscar-qualifying)
Odense International Film Festival – 2020 (Oscar-qualifying)
Tirana International Film Festival – 2020 (Oscar-qualifying)
Aesthetica Short Film Festival – 2020 (Bafta-qualifying)
Alcine Film Festival – 2020 (Oscar-qualifying)