The West Kerry Cowboy

Big Mac and his dad Frank live a lonely life in the heart of West Kerry. After his mother’s death, Big Mac falls into the secretive world of cross dressing. On the day of her anniversary, Big Mac has a confession to make. The West Kerry Cowboy is a comedy drama about a man looking for acceptance of himself through acceptance by his father.


Director Bio

Cian O Connor is a filmmaker from the West of Ireland. The Kerryman newspaper has described Cian's work as "stories from the West of Ireland, with echoes of the past and lessons for the present". He has won awards from Fresh Film Festival, Junior Galway Film Fleadh and Charlie Chaplin Comedy Festival. Cian's films have also been screened at Galway Film Fleadh, Fastnet Film Festival and Dingle International Film Festival.

Info

  • Directed by:Cian O Connor
  • Produced by:Peter Kilmartin
  • Runtime:18 mins
  • Completion Date:May 13, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Student Shorts
    Programme 3
  • Screening Time / Venue:THU AUG 13
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

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