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The River Man

A life defined by a river.

Overview

Genre
Environment, Nature, Sports, Lifestyle, and Portrait
Synopsis

Connie Corcoran has dedicated his life to the mighty Blackwater River and, over the years, its currents have shaped him.

He is one of Ireland’s great salmon fishing guides, but if the salmon stocks continue to decline, he may be one of its last.

The River Man is a fated love story between a man and a river.

Stage
finished
Running time
16 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
The Quiet Farm
Country
Netherlands
Years of Production
2015
Locations
Ireland

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Festivals
Cork, Big Sky, Fastnet, Carmarthen, Lift-Off, AmDoc, NYC Indie, Irish Film Festival Boston, Dingle, High Coast, Kinsale
Awards
Best Documentary - Lift-Off Film Festival, Best Short Documentary - Carmarthen Bay, Finalist Best Short - Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Finalist Grand Prix - Cork Film Festival
Distribution
RTE (Ireland's national broadcaster), Aer Lingus inflight, Vimeo On Deman
Broadcast (Acq.)
RTE (Ireland's national broadcaster), Aer Lingus Inflight
Language
English
Subtitles
English

Photos

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