The Wake


  • Director:Rik Gordon
  • Country:Ireland
  • CategoryIrish Live-Action
  • Runtime:9 mins 35 secs
  • Date:September 30, 2017
  • Selection:Programme 24
  • Screening Times:

    • Aug 17 Cooney's Hotel - 6-7pm

    • Aug 19 Cooney's Hotel - 3-4pm
  • Links: Website

The Wake

A young Englishman is brought to a traditional Irish wake, but not all is as it seems...

Director Bio

Rik's previous short The Pigman, screened in festivals around Ireland and Europe and was even lucky to pick up a few awards including Audience Awards for Best Short, Best Sound and Rising Star Award.


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