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Series/Newsreel titleSHORTS CUTS
Episode/Item titleFerret Called Mickey, A
SponsorBórd Scánnán na hEireann/Irish Film Board
Country of originIreland
ProducerBOURKE, Siobhan
DirectorDIGNAM, Barry
Colourcol
Soundsound
Duration10
TX channelRTE 2
TX date19/02/2005
CopyRTE
SummaryEight year old Paulie is happiest dressing-up in his mother's high-heels. His father thinks action is required. It is left to Mickey, a ferret with the cutest nose and the sharpest teeth, to sort out the men from the boys.
NoteTX on RTE's Shortscreen 19th Feb 2005. Screened at the Cork Film Festival, 2003. Screened at the 16th Galway Film Fleadh, 6 - 11 July, 2004. Short Cuts aims to add to the range and scope of Ireland short filmmaking and to encourage new talent in all areas of film production. Special attention is given to new directors, writers and producers with imagination and visual flair, taking a fresh look at contemporary Ireland.
Format35mm
LanguageEnglish
Genre/CategoryShort Film Drama
KeywordsCross Dressing
Childhood
Father Son Relationships

Contact: irishfilm@tcd.ie | Last updated: Nov 27 2006.