Song of Granite


"Song of Granite" revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. The harsh landscape combined with the myths, fables and songs of his Connemara childhood helped shape this complex and fascinating character. Enigmatic and complex, Heaney’s devotion to his art came at a huge personal cost.

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Biography
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: Canada, Ireland
Language: Irish and English with English Subtitles
Runtime: 104 mins

Pat Collins

Director Bio

Pat Collins completed his first feature film "Silence" in 2012 and was released in cinemas last year by New Wave Films. Geoff Andrew, in selecting "Silence" as one of his top five films of 2012, called it a “touching love letter to the notion of home.”


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Director:  Pat Collins
Executive Producer:  Philip King, Tina Moran, Keith Potter
Producer:  Alan Maher, Jessie Fisk, Martin Paul-Hus
Screenwriter: Pat Collins, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Sharon Whooley
Cinematographer: Richard Kendrick
Editor: Tadhg O'Sullivan
Production Designer: Padraig O'Neill
Sound Designer: Sylvain Bellemare
Music: Delphine Measroch
Principal Cast: Macdara Ó Fatharta, Mícheál Ó Confhaola, Jaren Cerf, Pól Ó Ceannabháín, Colm Seoighe


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