19th Titanic Filmfestival

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Filmmaking in economic crisis, eating meat after the apocalypse and a sympathetic family drama – Q&A-s at Titanic

Rendező/Djinn CarrénardThe audience had the chance to meet Djinn Carrénard, French director of Donoma. During the cheerful conversation the young artist talked about the origins of his film. The shooting started at the very beginning of the economic crisis, so even this unusually low budget movie met difficulties.


The answers to the various questions revealed that the one of the plots of the film was inspired by the director’s mother who as a child wanted to be a saint. We also learned that the female points of view are much more interesting for him and that his next movie will go round the rather problematic question of national identity. Donoma is screened again on April 15th Friday at 20:00 at KINO.

Rendező/Conor HorganThe director of One Hundred Mornings, Conor Horgan also accompanied his movie to the festival. Horgan admitted that although he had had some filmmaking experience, before the shooting he decided to learn some acting thinking that he could instruct them better. As a result, he himself appeared in a few minor roles in different productions. As he said, after 8 years of vegetarianism he got back into eating meat again under the influence of his post-apocalyptic movie, but it would be the music that he’d miss the most after the end of the world. We also found out that one of the minor characters of the film was featured in the original Star Wars trilogy! The film can be seen on a second occasion on 11th Monday at 20:00 at KINO.

martina nilandAnother guest was Martina Niland producer at the screening of Snap. This movie was made as a result of quite an unusual process: Carmel Winters came across the story in the course of a psychodrama training held for psychology students. The material was first adapted to a 1-character play, which turned out to be successful and was made into a script and a movie afterwards under the direction of Winters. Further on, we learned that the actors playing the two main characters (mother and son) were selected separately so that they shouldn’t know and meet each other before the shooting. Therefore their alienated relationship was acted out even more credibly. The producer emphasised that although the characters give us all the reasons to see them as monsters, the film tries to sympathise with them. Snap premiered on Friday in Ireland. At Titanic, there will be another occasion to see it again today on the 10th at 18:00 at KINO, this time introduced by Martina Niland.


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