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THE TERMS - still #1


NY Premiere

Director: Johnny O'Reilly

Ireland, 2001, 12 min

Shooting Format:35mm

Festival Year:2002

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Eamonn Owens, John O'Toole

Crew:Producer: Niall McLoughlin - Screenwriter: Mike McCormack, Johnny O'Reilly - Editor: Lee Hickey - Cinematographer: Brian Drysdale - Original Score: John McPhillips

Sales:Lemon Cut Productions, 12 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland - T: +353 1 4789630 - F: +353 1 4763944


A father and son live in a caravan in the middle of nowhere. When the son burns down the caravan, his father decides to kill him in a bizarre and convoluted execution pact. Having agreed to "The Terms" of the pact, the son plays out his fathers game with unpredictable consequences.

About the director

Johnny O'Reilly studied Russian at Trinity College, Dublin. He lived in Moscow in 1993 where he worked as a journalist. He then attended post graduate studies in film and video director. O'Reilly's work to date, as a director, includes Moscow Velocity (2000), a documentary about a Russian Tabloid newspaper, and numerous commercials and music videos.

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