Boosting Our Economy - Celebrating Our Culture - Enhancing Our Children's Education

Boosting Our Economy - Celebrating Our Culture - Enhancing Our Children's Education

The King’s Wake

Additional Information

Shoot Dates 1999
Writer Damien Gorman
Director John McCloskey
Producer Pearse Moore, Martin Melarkey
Editor Kevin Murray
Main Cast Stephen Rea, Ian McElhinney, Peter Balance, Eleanor Methven, Tony Talbot, Carol Moore and Glen Marshall

The King’s Wake

It’s the feast of Samhain (Halloween) in Ancient Ireland and in the large hall of his castle, King Connor MacNessa is alone with his memories. As ruler of ancient Ulster King Connor has been a powerful king who has ruled through violence and intimidation of his people and craves the legend which has been built around him by his Chief poet, Aherne. But on the night of his murder, his legend is called.

© 2018 Northern Ireland Screen. All Rights Reserved