#IrishFilm: Principal photography wraps on new Irish feature The Belly of the Whale
Principal photography has completed on Fastnet FilmsFastnet Films is the Irish film and television production company of Macdara Kelleher, Morgan Bushe and director Lance Daly. More latest feature film TheBelly Of The Whale which will be released by Wildcard DistributionWildcard Distribution is an Irish film distributor established in early 2013 specialising in new and fresh approaches to distribution. More in Irish cinemas later this year.
Directed by Morgan Bushe and shot on location in North County Dublin, the black comedy follows two down-and-out drifters who attempt to alter their circumstances by teaming together to hold up a small town amusement arcade.
TheBelly Of The Whale stars Pat Shortt (The Flag, Garage) together with Lewis MacDougall (A Monster Calls), Art Parkinson (Kubo and The Two Strings), Michael Smiley (Free Fire), Peter Coonan (Love/Hate), and Lauren Kinsella (You’re Ugly Too).
Speaking about the shoot, director Morgan Bushe said:
It was a real honour and privilege to work with such a talented cast and crew. My hope is to present a picture of an intimate Irish world that ultimately works to say something definitive about the greater sense of mankind. The game is money, but what’s at stake is so much more. We are excited to be working with Wildcard in bringing it out to Irish theatres later this year.
TheBelly Of The Whale was produced by Rory Dungan for Fastnet Films, with funding from Irish Film BoardFís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry., RTE, BAI, Filmbase and Windmill LaneWindmill Lane is world renowned for its recording studio, music video production & commercials, VFX work and audio for Film, TV and Animation. More VFX.