Sunday, August 23, 2009
Tom Waits Made Me Cry (short film)...
In 2004, Fergal Rock wrote & directed the RTE/Filmbase funded short film Tom Waits Made Me Cry.
A dystopian film noir, Tom Waits Made Me Cry is the story of Vincent Martin Levine, a man crippled by apathy, in a Celebrity-governed society. Following his employer's murder at the hands of the Celebrity Government, Vincent begins his search for passion, a search that leads him through Star Wars via Tom Waits to his eventual destiny.
Tom Waits Made Me Cry stars Nick Lee, Steve Gunn and Ronan Wilmot and screened at the Kerry Film Festival, Ireland (October 2004), Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland (February 2005), Mid-Ulster Film Festival, Ireland (May 2005)and was screened on Irish television as part of the RTE/Shortscreen series.