NUN MORE DEADLY (13mins, B&W, Film Noir, 2005 / dir: David O'Sullivan
/ script: Rodney Lee)
Youth Drama's WYD-Eye Film Unit in association with Dyehouse Films are
pleased to announce that the short film-noir 'NUN MORE DEADLY' has won
the award for best fiction at the recent Sligo Short Film Festival.
by David O'Sullivan, 'NUN MORE DEADLY', a film noir detective movie
set in Waterford City was the result of an international script competition
held last year by the Imagine Waterford Arts Festival when they discovered
that the famous 'hard-boiled' crime-writer Raymond Chandler had a close
connection with the city.
'NUN MORE DEADLY' was made on a tiny budget by members of the WYD-Eye
Film Unit with the support and training of industry professionals from
Waterford City and county. Filmed around the city's docklands and medieval
quarter, 'NUN MORE DEADLY' features many prolific Waterford actors who
kindly returned to the city to lend their expertise to the project.
Leonard Hayden features as The Detective alongside Frank Coughlan, Des
Manahan & Jenni Ledwell as the sultry but mysterious dame. Jan O' Sullivan
appears as a deadly dangerous nun with many other exiting cameo roles
from the likes of Micky Power, Liam Rellis, Peter Atkins, Jucky Collins,
Jamie Murphy, Ciaran Doyle, Arnaud Mary & Bob Brown.
Writer Rodney Lee who wrote the winning screenplay will be in Waterford
next month to judge this years Imagine 24-hour film making competition
Dublin based jazz composer Dylan Rynhart of the Fuzzy Logic Ensemble,
composed and scored original music for the short film which director
David O'Sullivan describes as 'a sassy and melodic jazz score, tailor
made for this movie'.
Post-Production on the short film has recently been completed by Dyehouse
Films who have since submitted the film to various film festivals worldwide.
As well as winning an award at The Sligo Short Film Festival, Nun More
Deadly has been selected for the Boston Irish Film Festival in Harvard
in November and The Kerry Film Festival in October.