Bravado is the new feature film from Derry born, writer and director David Harkin. It’s being filmed this summer in and around Derry and Donegal. The film is financed solely by the producers David Harkin, Eoin Daly & Golda Mansilla and has received no third party funding whatsoever.
Bravado is a crime story that tells the story of Rebecca Kelly (Shauna Lawson) who is looking to get in touch with her estranged husband Martin Doherty (Sean Green). Martin has neglected his parental responsibilities and has vanished. Rebecca seeking answers; enlists the help of private investigator Christopher Swann (James McLaughlin). Swann uncovers a lot more about Martin than he ever intended and gets himself mixed up in the middle of a gang war with no easy way out.
The cast also includes Hugh Barbour, Johnny French, Geoff Coke, Ciaran Keogh, Brendan Gallagher and Nina Vallee
David Harkin is best known for his short film Politics, which won the Greer Garson Film Award at the University of Ulster and for his zero-budget feature Murderous, which won Best Local Film at last year’s Yellow Fever Independent Film Festival in Belfast.