A film rendition of a true story set against the background of the conflict in Northern Ireland. A letter arrives for a young British soldier stationed in Belfast. The letter is from a woman with whom he once spent a night. In contrast, extremist vigilante groups roam the streets of the city in a frenzied search for the British.
Benrae Productions Ltd. is a London/Dublin based company, formed in 1999 by award-winning Irish actor, writer and director, Conor McDermottroe; developing and producing features and short films, as well as television and theatre projects across the UK and Ireland. As well as several feature films and a TV series in development Conor's credits include "A Woman's Hair", winner of the Venice Short Film Festival 2005, and the critically-acclaimed one man theatre productions, Swansong, which he is presently adapting for the big screen.
"20 or 22" Writer/Director (2005) "A Woman's Hair" Writer/Director (2005), Winner of Best Film at Venice Short Film Festival "Squaddie" Writer/Director (2004)
Screening / Award history:
Squaddie - Screened at the Galway Film Festival 2004 - Screened on RTE Irish National Broadcaster, April 2005 - Screened for the Samhlaiocht Kerry Film Festival 2006