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IFTA Viewing Season - Traders
Followed by Q&A with co-directors  Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty 

  • Date:8th March 2016
  • Venue: Light house Cinema
  • Time:

The Academy is delighted to invite IFTA Members to a special Viewing seasonscreening of Traders followed by a discussion with Co-Directors Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty

TRADERS is written and directed by Rachael Moriarty & Peter Murphy and stars Killian Scott (Love/Hate, Calvary, ’71), John Bradley (Game of Thrones, Shameless), Nika McGuigan (The Secret Scripture, Mammal), Peter O’Meara ( Love/Hate, Charlie) & Barry Keoghan (’71, Mammal).

TRADERS tells the story of Harry Fox (Scott) seems to have it all, the luxury apartment, the fancy car but when the company he works for goes bust it looks like he will lose everything. A solution is offered by Vernon Stynes (Bradley) who has masterminded a diabolical, all-or-nothing scheme based in the Deep Web, called Trading. Two strangers empty their banks accounts, sell their assets, put their entire worth in cash into a green sports bag. They travel to a remote location and fight to the death. Winner buries the loser and walks away twice as rich. Vernon believes trading is a no-brainer for anyone who wants to get rich quick. Can Harry resist the lure of a such a high risk gamble? It’s dangerous, it’s illegal, but it could solve all his problems.

Speaking on the release, co-directors Peter and Rachael commented that “We are delighted that Element Pictures are releasing Traders and Irish audiences will get a chance to enjoy the film on the big screen. They've released some of our favourite Irish films in the past few years, so it's a real thrill for us that they're distributing our first film."

For your Condsideration in categories of

  • Best Film
  • Director Film: Rachael Moriarty Peter Murphy 
  • Actor Film: Killian Scott
  • Supporting Actor Film: Barry Keoghan
  • Supporting Actor Film: Peter O’Meara
  • Cinematography: Peter Robertson
  • Costume Design: Judith Williams
  • Editing: Joe McElwaine
  • MAC Make Up & Hair: Tom McInerney and Lorraine Brennan
  • Original Music: Eamonn Davis
  • Production Design: Francis Taafe
  • Sound: Robert Flanagan, Michelle Fingleton, Garrett Farrell

Released March 11th

Twitter: @TradersFilm
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With Thanks to Element Pictures
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