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Kerry Filmmakers shooting Western film in Kerry this Summer

28 Mar

Local filmmakers Tommy Fitzgerald and Patrick Ryan are currently in preproduction for ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’, their first feature film project which they are producing under their company, Lagoon Pictures.

The film centres around Cleo Callahan, a troubled teenage sharpshooter who strives to avenge the death of her estranged sister after she is found Picture 1murdered in a public bathroom. Unbeknownst to Cleo, her best and only friend Robin O’Riley is the murderer she has sworn to kill. The script has already won several international awards and Patrick got several offers from major production companies who wanted to produce the film. However, Patrick and Tommy decided to go it alone and make the film themselves under Lagoon Pictures and shoot it the way it was originally envisioned in county Kerry.

In order to raise the money to make this project Patrick and Tommy have launched an online funding campaign which can be found here – www.indiegogo.com/darknessfilm
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