Margaret Corkery’s award-winning comedy, Eamon, will be released on sell-through DVD on Friday, 19th November at retail outlets nationwide.
Eamon has picked up numerous awards at festivals worldwide including the Best Film award in the Forum of Independents at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and was announced as part of the official selection at the Toronto Film Festival. It was was also nominated at the Irish Film and Television Awards 2010 for the Best Film, Best Script and Best Actress.
Written and directed by Margaret Corkery, Eamon is the quirky tale of a doomed family holiday in Ireland.
The film was produced by Seamus Byrne for Zanita Films under the CatalystProject scheme. This scheme was devised by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, Screen Training Ireland, Filmbase, The Broadcasting Commission of Ireland, TV3 and The Arts Council to mentor filmmakers in the art of low-budget filmmaking and fund successful participants to produce a feature film.
The film has a 15A certificate, and the DVD will retail for €9.99.