Bainne / Milk

2019 / Lara Hickey for Anabasis Films

Format:Short Film
Genre:Drama, Horror
Director:Jack Reynor
Screenplay:Jack Reynor
Production:Emer O’Shea and Lara Hickey for Anabasis Films in association with Sky Arts and Screen Ireland
Cast: Will Poulter, Steve Wall, Kelly Thornton, Toni O’Rourke


Bainne is set in the last year of the Great Famine in Ireland. A grieving farmhand’s life takes an unexpected turn when he encounters a ghostly thief and he is led on a journey of hope.

OFFICIAL SELECTIONBlackbird Film Festival, Cine Gael Montreal Irish Film Society, Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, Poppy Jasper International Film Festival, Kino London Cinequest Film Festival Beeston Film Festival Oxford Film Festival Manchester Film Festival, Crystal Palace International Film Festival, Magnolia Independent Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival, British Shorts Film Festival, Another Hole in the Head Festival, Foyle Film Festival, SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Galway Film Fleadh, Fastnet Film Festival, SHIVERS Film Festival, Richard Harris International Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, Screamfest LA, Concorto Film Festival, Russian Irish Film Festival
WINNERBest First Short Drama at Galway Film Fleadh 2019, Best Cinematography Magnolia Independent Film Festival, Best Short Oxford Film Festival
NOMINATIONBest Short Film: Richard Harris International Film Festival; Kino Film Festival including nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Production Design and Best First Time Filmmaker; Beeston Film Festival including Best in Fest and Best Cinematography

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