9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Room (2016 Feature Film)

Lenny Abrahamson | Ireland | 2015 | 118 min | English | n.s.

Original psychological thriller (by the director of Frank), after the international bestseller by Emma Donoghue. The peaceful life of Ma and her five-year-old son Jack, in their unusual universe, takes a blood-curdling turn when the yearning for the outside world becomes too strong. Moving performances by Brie Larson and the young Jacob Tremblay.

Place: CINEMA 6

Date: 04/08/2016

Time: 14:15:00

Duration: 02:00:00

Place: CINEMA 6

Date: 04/09/2016

Time: 18:15:00

Duration: 02:00:00

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Lenny Abrahamson

Camera

Danny Cohen

Cast

Brie Larson
Jack Tremblay
Joan Allen
Sean Bridgers
William H. Macy
Amanda Brugel
Joe Pingue

Country

Ireland

Editor

Nathan Nugent

Language

English

Length

118 min

Music

Stephen Rennicks

Producer

David Gross
Ed Guiney

Production Company

Element Pictures
No Trace Camping

Production Design

Ethan Tobman

Sales

FilmNation Entertainment

Scenario

Emma Donoghue
based on the novel by Emma Donoghue

Sound Design

Steve Fanagan

Year of Production

2015

Website

Lenny ABRAHAMSON (1966, Ireland) directed short videos in collaboration with the Trinity Video Society, while he was studying Physics and Philosophy. In 1991 he graduated with distinction. His first short film, 3 Joes, won two awards. Abrahamson has also made commercials and films for Irish and foreign television stations. His feature debut Adam & Paul, won various awards, as did Frank (2014). His third feature Room (2015) was nominated for three Golden Globes and Brie Larson was awarded the Oscar for Best Actress in this film.

 

Filmography

(selection) 3 Joes (1991, short), Adam & Paul (2004), Garage (2007), What Richard Did (2012), Frank (2014), Room (2015)