Preview of Irish Film at Cork Film Festival: Moon Man


The 58th Cork Film Festival (9 – 17 November)

Moon Man

Tuesday, 12th November, 11:00

Triskel Christchurch
Tickets €4.00
95 Minutes

Moon Man, the 2D animation that came out of an Irish, German and French co-production, will screen at the 58th Cork Film Festival. Based on Tomi Ungerer’s best selling children’s book, Moon Man is a family story abut the man in the moon, who embarks on an adventure when he hitches a ride on a commet headed for earth.

The screening at Cork will be followed by a animation workshop for all ages. The workshop includes post-it animations, making something move, storyboards, creating your own characters and stories, and will be hosted by Cartoon Saloon’s Fabian Erlinghauser, the animation supervisor on Moon Man. Tickets for the workshop are €4 and can be booked by emailing

Moon Man is a loving family tale about the man in the moon, who isn’t even aware how much children love him. When a shooting star passes by on its way to earth, he hitches a ride and crashes down on a planet ruled by a tyrannical President. Escaping the president’s soldiers, Moon Man sets off on an adventure , where he will marvel at the many wonders the Earth has to offer and realise how much children love and need him.

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