An Bronntanas (The Gift)

Director: Tom Collins
Producers: Ciarán Ó Cofaigh (ROSG) & Tom Collins (De facto films)

An Bronntanas is a contemporary thriller (5 x 40 mins). set against the background of a local independent lifeboat crew working off the coast of Conamara.

The rescue crew receives a distress call on a stormy night to discover a fishing boat, its only passenger a dead woman and its cargo is a million Euros worth of drugs. 

The crew is challenged with a moral dilemma – bring the woman on shore and hand the drugs to the authorities or leave the passenger and sell the drugs and save their struggling village. It’s a decision that will change their lives forever.

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Director Tom Collins
Producers Ciarán Ó Cofaigh (ROSG) & Tom Collins (De facto films)
Executive Producer Ciarán Ó Cofaigh
Cinematographer Cian de Buitléar
Line Producer Cathleen Dore
Production Designer Mags Linnane

Characters & Actors Profile

Character Actor
JJ Magill Dara Devaney
Seán Óg Greene John Finn
Fiachra Greene Owen McDonnell
Macdara Magill Pól Ó Gríofa
Jakub Soja Janusz Sheagall
Róisín Michelle Beamish
Tone Mhóir Conall Ó Céidigh
Pat Mike P Ó Conaola
Tom Thumb Dean Whatton
An tAthair Jimmy Peadar Ó Treasaigh
Carmel Magill Charlotte Bradley