Prison Door

2015 / Film

A prisoner who won’t leave his cell gets a visitor with a message for him.

This award-winning Kafkaesque short film was shot in the historic H-Block Prison Maze near Belfast and the last work from acclaimed Irish writer Dermot Healy who passed away in 2014.  

It is directed and produced by Kevin McCann and stars Ciaran Flynn (Hunger/Robin Hood). This Ireland/Estonia/UK co-production was supported by Arri Cameras-Germany, the Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland, Cavan Arts Office and co-produced by the Oscar-nominated AllFilm (Estonia/Tangerines) and YellowMoon post-production (UK/Game of Thrones).

‘Prison Door’ has won awards at various international film festivals and has been screened in Argentina, Sweden, France, Korea, Iran, Italy, Estonia, Spain, Ireland, Lithuania, Portugal, Philippines, Caribbean, Brazil, Serbia, Mexico, Morocco, UK, Chile, USA and Germany.

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iChill Theater CafeCineCipoNordic International Film FestivalDaroca & Prison Film Festival

Awards

Prison Door - OFFICIAL SELECTION - VENICE FILM WEEKPrison Door - Winner of Arri-Take Award from Screen Director’s Guild of IrelandPrison Door -  Tallinn Black Nights Film FestivalPrison Door - OFFICIAL SELECTION  - Terre di CinemaPrison Door - OFFICIAL SELECTION - CORK IFFPrison Door - Winner of Best Experimental film at Ibiza Cinefest Prison Door - Short-list for Nordic International Film Festival. Selected Belfast Film FestivalSelected Belfast Film FestivalSelected Belfast Film FestivalSelected Belfast Film FestivalTallinn Black Nights Film Festival

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Screen Directors Guild of IrelandARRI Camera's

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