EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a first clip for Toronto Film Festival Discovery section drama Wildfire, the debut feature from Irish writer-director Cathy Brady.
Pic stars Nora-Jane Noone (Brooklyn), Nika McGuigan (Philomena), Kate Dickie (The Witch) and Martin McCann (The Survivalist).
Wildfire centers on sisters Lauren and Kelly, an inseparable pair brought up in a small town by the Irish border. Their lives fell apart with the mysterious death of their mother. Left to pick up the pieces, Lauren is confronted with their dark past when Kelly returns home having been missing for a year.
Tempesta Films’ Carlo Cresto-Dina (Happy As Lazzaro) is producing with Cowboy Films’ Charles Steel (The Last King of Scotland, Top Boy) and Samson Films’ David Collins (Once). It was co-financed by the BFI, Screen Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen, Film4, Great Point Media and the Wellcome Trust. Film Constellation handles sales.
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