FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY
O.V. in English subtitled in Spanish
Frances, whose mother is dead and whose father has just been released from prison, struggles to be able to box “despite” being a woman in a travelling community in the Ireland of the 60s.
Direction: Carmel Winters
Script: Carmel Winters
Cinematography: Michael Lavelle
Editing: Julian Ulrichs
Music: Stephen Warbeck
Sound: Fiachra O'Hanlon
Cast: Hazel Doupe, Dara Devaney, Johnny Collins, Hilda Fay, Lalor Roddy
Production: Martina Niland, David Collins
Production Company: Samson Films, Port Pictures
She was born in Cork, Ireland, and studied Theatre and English at Trinity College in Dublin. After directing the short film Limbo (2008), she made her debut in 2010 in feature films with Snap, which had its premiere at Tribeca and won the Variety Critics Choice Award at Karlovy-Vary. Her play B for Baby won the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best First Work, and she won recognition for her subsequent theatrical writings. Her latest film, Float Like a Butterfly, has just won the Fipresci Award in Toronto.