In View is the story of the implosion of Ruth Donnelly, a happy married and accomplished Garda detective whose drunken indiscretion while pregnant led to the loss of her baby at birth. Blaming Ruth and unable to cope, her husband takes his own life leaving Ruth alone. Five years later Ruth’s life of burdening guilt is dominated by rage, alcoholism, depression and self-loathing, leaving her to eventually conclude that there is only one way for her to make amends with the world.
The film features a star-making turn from Caoilfhionn Dunne (Love/Hate) in the lead, supported by Ciaran McMenamin (One Hundred Mornings), Stuart Graham (Hunger), Maria McDermotteroe (Veronica Guerin), Aoife King (Mammal), Eoin Quinn (limp.) and Gerard McSorley (In the Name of the Father). It is is produced by Dave Byrne of Underground Cinema.
Director Ciaran Creagh, producer Dave Byrne, and star Ciaran McMenamin will all attend the Foyle Film Festival on November 19th to take part in their “From Shorts to Features” conference. This one day event will feature filmmakers who have make the jump, about the differences between short and feature filmmaking and their experiences with the industry. There will also be time for sharing experiences, discussing challenges and ideas and for watching films at Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®-affiliated film festival.