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Directed by  Darren Thornton
Cinematography  Ole Birkeland
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Director  Darren Thornton
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Produced by  Juliette Bonass Ed Guiney
Written by  Darren Thornton Colin Thornton
Starring  Seána Kerslake Tara Lee Charleigh Bailey Denise McCormack Barbara Brennan Siobhan Shanahan Susie Power
Edited by  Tony Cranstoun Juangus Dinsmore
Production company  Irish Film Board Element Pictures
Initial release  2016 (Republic of Ireland)
Screenplay  Darren Thornton, Colin Thornton
Production companies  Element Pictures, Irish Film Board
Cast  Seana Kerslake, Charleigh Bailey, Tara Lee, Denise McCormack, Siobhan Shanahan
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A Date for Mad Mary is a 2016 Irish drama film, directed by Darren Thornton.

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Production

The film is adapted from Yasmine Akram's one-woman play 10 Dates with Mad Mary (2010). Darren Thornton, who directed the original play, adapted and directed this, along with his brother Colin.

Plot

"Mad" Mary McArdle is released from prison and tries to reconnect with friends in Drogheda. Her best friend Charlene is getting married and Mary seeks a date to bring to her wedding.

Release

A Date for Mad Mary premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic on 2 July 2016. It won Best Irish Feature Film at the Galway Film Fleadh, while Seána Kerslake won the Bingham Ray New Talent Award. It went on general release on 2 September, to very positive reviews. The Irish Independent said "A Date for Mad Mary is the best Irish film I've seen in a long time, and blends comedy, romance and pathos with extraordinary skill.". Donald Clarke in The Irish Times said it might be "the best Irish release of 2016".

References

A Date for Mad Mary Wikipedia


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