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TitleHAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME
Production companyHill 16 Films
SponsorRTE
Bórd Scánnán na hEireann/Irish Film Board
Country of originIreland
ProducerMAGUIRE, Anna
MAHON, Martin
DirectorMAHON, Martin
Script/AdaptationBOURKE, Angela
SHEERIN, Jessie
PhotographyBUTLER, Peter
DOYLE, Des
Sound recordingCLINCE, Olie
EditingMALDEA, Irina
Production designMURRAY, Bairbre
Costume designCHARLTON, Emma
Songs'Bicycle built for two', Aranged and performed by Roy Carroll.
CastJoan Sheehy, Brendan Coyle
Colourcol
Soundsound
Release date1998
TX channelRTE 2
TX date23/09/1998
CopyRTE
SummaryTherese's birthday is on April Fool's Day and she waits for visitors to arrive. Kids keep ringing her doorbell and when she looks out the window, she sees and chats to the man next door. Then she ends up ringing his bell and running away, so that he'll look out his window and she can talk to him. In the end she throws a basin of water over the man when she thinks it is the kids messing.
NoteTX In The Debut Slot On Rte Network 2 On 23/9/1998. Screened at the 10th Galway Film Fleadh, 7-12 July 1998.
LanguageEnglish
Production creditsp.c.: Hill 16 Films, p: Anna Maguire, Martin Mahon, d: Martin Mahon, p.d.: Bairbre Murray, a.c.: Des Doyle, clapper/loader: Donata Ferrario, s: Olie Clince, boom op: Peter Slater, mk.up: Collette Jackson, elec: Declan Marry, loc.m.: Damien O'Mally, cont: Laura Casanellas, Berto Rivero Sanz, stills: Bernard Walsh, runner: Claudine Savrat, a.ed.: Marino Marolini, Alice Manning, dub.mix: Paddy Gibbons, special thanks to Len Brown, Bren Campbell, Sinead Clandillon, Jim Corcoran, Johnny Daly, Gary Doyle, Fergal Ryan, Alan Gilsenan, Brenda Gannon, Philip Gray, Garry Learmouth, Nichola Lynch, Roberta Mc Cune, Shay McGough, Niamh Moloney, Jessica & Rachel Moss, Deirdre Napier, Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Aine O'Halloran, Craig Reilly, Luke Reilly, Stacey Reilly, Emer Reynolds, Kay Sheehy, Brian Willis, the Alexander Hotel, Dublin Film Festival, FilmBase, the Gresham Hotel, Peter & Mary at ICE, Kodak Ireland, Yellow Asylum Films. Eternal Love & thanks to the FilmBase/ RTE Awards Jury (Geraldine Creed, Laura Fryday, Jenny McCrohan & Grainne MacAleer). Special special thanks to Aaton Cameras, ICE Film Equipment Ltd, Metrocolor, No.4 s.dsgn/cost: Emma Charlton, ed: Irina Maldea, lighting c: Peter Butler, sc: The Vopins (Angela Burke & Jessie Sheerin). This film was made under the FilmBase/ RTE Short Film Awards. A Hill 16 Film. Copyright Hill 16 Films 1998.
LocationDublin Inner City
LightingBUTLER, Peter
Genre/CategoryShort Film Drama

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