Watch the trailer for Mayo Writer Director's feature film Soulsmith
Castlebar native, Kevin Henry is the Writer/Director of Soulsmith. This low budget feature film was partly shot in Mayo. The film makes use of various locations in Mayo including Johnny McHale's Pub in Castlebar and The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar. The film also utilised the beauty of Old Head Beach and Louisburgh Pier. It is produced by Whim Productions. The cast of this drama include Matthew O’Brien (‘The Lobster’, ‘Volkswagen Joe’, ‘Williton’s Way’) alongside Conor Marren (‘North Circular Road’, ‘Love Rosie’) Brian Fortune (‘Game of Thrones’, ‘How to be Happy’, ‘Jack and Ralph Plan a Murder’) and Elva Trill (‘Ripper Street’, ‘Red Rock’).
Set in the West of Ireland and Dublin, the film follows Ed Smith, a young playwright who, following great early success, hits a downward spiral both professionally and personally.
Cast: Matthew O’Brien – Ed Smith (Lead) (Volkswagen Joe, Blight, Ripper Street), Conor Marren – Dave Smith (Ed’s brother) (North Circular Road), Tristan Heanue – James (Ed’s close childhood friend) (In this Place, Skunky Dog, Cardboard Gangsters), Supporting – Caoimhe O’Malley, Brian Fortune, Elva Trill.
Crew: Director, Writer – Kevin Henry (The Last Confession), Producer – Séamus Waters, Kevin Henry (Whim Productions), D.O.P – Stephen Walsh (North Circular Road), Music – Michael Fleming (The Queen of Ireland, Mattress Men), Editor – Eoin McDonagh (The Nation 1923, Natan), Sound Desighn - Colin McKenna (Crone Wood, An Irish Father), Production Design - Aoife Murray (Darkness on the Edge of Town)