InConversation with Lenny Abrahamson

| July 21, 2014 | Comments (1)

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This episode of InConversation features Lenny Abrahamson. His first feature Adam & Paul (2004) was launched at the Berlin International Film Festival, Telluride and Galway among many prestigious film festivals. Garage (2007) was awarded the CICAE Award upon its presentation at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. The film also won awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Script and Best Actor at the 2008 Irish Film and Television Awards. In the same year Abrahamson also directed Prosperity, four one-hour TV films for RTÉ.

What Richard Did (2012), his third feature, premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and was released to critical acclaim winning multiple awards in Ireland, best screenplay at the London Evening Standard awards, and best film at the Istanbul Film Festival.

Frank (2014) had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Abrahamson’s next project is the adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s hit novel Room.

InConversation is an ongoing series of personal interviews with people working across the many aspects of the Irish filmmaking industry.


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  1. […] As an idea ‘InConversation’ is simple – have a conversation and record it. The company intends to range their podcast conversations from film to art, politics to sport, and general news and lifestyle. Their aim is to accumulate a rich and varied database of conversations with all manner of people. Ireland has a phenomenal culture of literature, film, music, and theatre and these folks are ready to tap into it all.You can listen to their podcast with director Lenny Abrahmson (Frank, What Richard Did, Adam and Paul) here. […]

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