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Day Off

(2016)

Synopsis / Plot Summary: 

Staring Dawn Bradfield (The Clinic) and Joe Mullins (Pilgrim Hill). Laura struggles at first to come to terms with her husband’s life-changing affliction, early-onset dementia. Her only distraction is her Day Off, where once a week she finds time to see her friends and socialise.

Written by Peter McNamara

Directed by Stephen Hall

Produced by Gerry Stembridge, Ronan Cassidy

Produced as part of 'Limerick Stories', a trilogy of short films supported by the 2014 Limerick City of Culture and Screen Ireland. 

In this scheme each writer and director was mentored by acclaimed writer/director Gerry Stembridge, with all three films forming an interwoven story that can also stand alone.

Limerick Stories - Film

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:

YDA Ireland Young Director Award 2017
Nominated Best Director - Stephen Hall

The Richard Harris International Film Festival 2016
Winner of the Newport Beach competition
Nominated for Best Director - Stephen Hall
Nominated for Best Actor - Joe Mullins
Nominated for Best Actress - Dawn Bradfield

Kinsale Sharks Short Film Awards 2016
Nominated for for Best Irish Short Film

8th Underground Cinema Awards 2017
Nominated for Best Actor - Joe Mullins
Nominated for Best Actress - Dawn Bradfield
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress - Joanne Ryan
Nominated for Best Score - Samantha van der Sluis
Nominated for Rising Star Award - Stephen Hall for Direction

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Galway Film Fleadh 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 7th Underground Cinema Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Clare Island Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Limerick Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Kinsale Sharks Short Film and Music Video Awards 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: The Richard Harris International Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Seattle Irish Reels Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Waterford Film Festival 2016
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Newport Beach Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Inflight Aer Lingus 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: YDA Ireland Young Director Award 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Global Short Film Awards 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Fastnet Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 8th Underground Cinema Awards 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Still Voices Short Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Bleeding Pig Short Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Carlow International Film Festival 2017
OFFICIAL SELECTION: 26 Film Devour Short Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION: The Craic Fest LGBT New York 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Disappear Here Film Festival 2018
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Capital Irish Film Festival 2019

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