DUNSANY PRODUCTIONS & its founder, RANDAL PLUNKETT, LORD DUNSANY, have announced the release of the official trailer for their latest post apocalyptic film ‘Out There’. The short film was shot during the end of May on the wild locations of the Dunsany Castle estate, in Co. Meath.
The film stars newcomer CONOR MARREN (True D), opposite EMMA ELIZA REGAN (Love Eternal, The Shadows) with JOHNNY CAREY(Shellshock) and CIAN LAVELLE-WALSH (Walt) in supporting roles. ‘OUT THERE’ which was written and directed by Plunkett. The film concerns the emerging psychological drama when an unconscious Robert, (Marren) waking up dazed and confused in isolated woodland, tries to piece together what has happened.
He and his young fiancée Jane (Regan), find themselves fighting for survival, as all is not well in the calm tranquil countryside.
‘OUT THERE’ was shot using the RED SCARLET by Italian cinematographer Stefano Battarola (Walt/Guerrilla) and Russian dop Philipp Morozov on Steadicam.
The music for the film and the trailer was written by award nominated composer Darius McGann (Walt, Guerrilla, What If).
Dunsany Productions founder, Randal Plunkett is fast emerging as one ofIreland’s distinctive new voices of independent cinema. His first film, ‘Kiss Kiss’, a dark thriller set in London, set a precedent for a versatile repertoire of films including the homage to 70’s grindhouse horror ‘Prey’ and futuristic war drama ‘Guerilla’ (Producer). Plunketts most recent offering ‘Walt’ recently picked up the Best Drama award at this years LIT festival.
Starring opposite Marren is Emma Eliza Regan, who recently landed the lead in Colin Downey’s fantasy feature The Shadows, currently in post-production. She also starred in Ivan Kavanagh’s ‘Tin Can Man’, which picked up the critics’ choice Special Jury Award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival earlier this year. You can also see Regan opposite Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) in the murder drama Jack Taylor: The Sorrow, this autumn on TV3. ‘Out There’ is currently undergoing its final stages of audio postproduction at MOYNIHAN RUSSELL STUDIOS by sound engineer TONY KIERNAN (Ripper Street).
The film is to be released by this autumn 2012 and is expected to travel around festivals in Europe and America in the upcoming months.