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Writer/Director
Conor McDermottroe

Producers
Hermann Florin
Edwina Forkin
Tom Maguire

Director of Photography
Alexander du Prel

Art director
Padraig O'Neil

Costume designer
Joan O’Clery

Occi
Martin McCann

Bridget

Jodie Whittaker

Mary
Marcella Plunkett

Michael Byrne
Gerald McSorley

Doctor Scanlon
Owen Roe

Owen Roe - Dr. Scanlon
As one of Ireland’s busiest actors Owen’s film roles include: MICHAEL COLLINS, FRANKI STARLIGHT, LET IT BE and THE GREAT ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS, INTERMISSION, WHEN THE SKY FALLS, THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY, BREAKFAST ON PLUTO, Most recently, SWANSONG: THE STORY OF OCCI BYRNE, PRIDE AND JOY, WISE OPEN SPACES and ALARM.

Recently Owen has appeared in OF THE NORTH, PROSPERITY, GENTLY’S LAST STAND, Owen Roe has played many regular roles on TV such as; The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kevin Flaherty opposite Pauline Collins in THE AMBASSADOR, as the devious pub landlord, Paul Dooley in the long running and internationally successful BALLYKISSANGEL, and as the psychic weather man Frank O’Halloran in the romantic comedy series ANY TIME NOW.

Owen has just returned from Sydney where he was appearing in the Gate Theatre Production of FAITH HEALER. He has performed in numerous productions throughout Ireland. Arguably his most notable work has been with The Abbey Theatre (Ireland’s National Theatre) in productions such as Tom Murphy’s, THE GIGLI CONCERT (which was chosen to tour Australia in celebration of the Abbey’s centenary year), as John Proctor in Arthur Miller’s, THE CRUCIBLE, as music hall clown Johnny Patterson in Stewart Parker’s, HEAVENLY BODIES, and as the heroin addict Eddie in Dermot Bolger’s powerful and harrowing tale of drug abuse, ONE LAST HORSE- for which Owen was nominated best actor in the Bank of Ireland Arts awards. Outside of the Abbey, Owen has appeared in many other successful and award winning productions, particularly as Neils Bohr (best actor nominee in The Irish Times Theatre awards 2003) in Michael Frayn’s COPENHAGEN directed by Lynne Parker and as Tom in the Irish premiere of David Hare’s SKYLIGHT for Landmark Productions directed by Michael Caven.


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