The Gingerbread Men, Dublin-based writer/director Dáire McNab’s second feature film, has been released on DVD. The film was produced by McNab as well as Robert Kearns and Simone Cameron-Coen. The team previously worked together on the horror film ‘The Farm’, distributed across North America on DVD in 2010.
Shot in the summer of 2010 for €12,000, The Gingerbread Men is Ireland’s first (and best) dark romantic comedy-musical. Charlie (womanizer) and Ken (virgin) are two (2) final year college students in Dublin. After witnessing charlie bring yet another conquest back to their shared apartment, Ken decides enough is enough, and enlists Charlie to help him break his duck. Narrated by Damian Clark (Republic of Telly) and starring Elliot Moriarty, Kenneth Conway, Gillian Walsh and Louise Cargin, the film contains music by Republic of Loose and Sounds of System Breakdown.
The DVD is available in the IFI Shop, Tower Records and Freebird Records (both on Wicklow St in Dublin) as well as CD World in Drogheda. It can also be purchased and downloaded through www.secondwavefilms.com.
“Often-inspired direction… performances that range from good to great” Bone-idle.ie
“This movie sensitively portrays the two young men’s everyday experiences… the heart of the story lies in the quieter moments.” Filmireland.net
That DVD was released months ago. What will Film Ireland tell us next, horse meat found in burgers?