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Squaddie

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Shoot Dates 2004
Director Conor McDermottroe
Producer Patrick Fitzsymons

Squaddie

Death effects everyone in different ways, but sometimes it helps people understand they’re not different at all. Two middle-aged women spot a Squaddie mourning his loss in a pub on the wrong side of Belfast. Word on the street spreads of this easy target, and his demise is inevitable. The woman take a risk and smuggle him home. As their different stories of loss unfurl, his of a child he didn’t know he’d fathered, the effect on one another is immense. Squaddie’s pursuers track him down but the women have set him on his way. Squaddie cycles toward the safety of the city, the women sit around the kitchen table, a teenage mother looks across a smoggy skyline, their worlds changed forever.

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