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Bad Day for the Cut to tour Northern Ireland

Date Posted: October 11, 2017

Film Hub NI, in partnership with Belfast Film Festival, is pleased to be supporting a regional tour of locally produced thriller Bad Day for the Cut starring Nigel O’ Neill and Susan Lynch.

Released by Kaleidoscope Entertainment, gritty revenge drama Bad Day for the Cut is the debut movie by director/writer Chris Baugh and producer/writer Brendan Mullin, a Tyrone pair who run Six Mile Hill Productions. The feature received funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Screen Fund supported by Invest NI. The film tells the story of a mild-mannered middle-aged Irish farmer, who still lives at home with his mother, who sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.

Shot in Belfast and Templepatrick, the film wowed audiences at Sundance Film Festival (the movie became the first feature-length production made in Northern Ireland ever to be presented at the event) and Belfast Film Festival earlier this year, and now film lovers across Northern Ireland will have the chance to catch it as the film tours around each of the six counties.

After a run at Queen’s Film Theatre (20th – 26th Oct) the tour calls at:

  • The Picture House (Ballyclare) 28th October
  • Portrush Film Theatre 9th November
  • Subterranean Film Club (Omagh) 10th November
  • Dungannon Film Club 15th November
  • Fermanagh Film Club 15th November
  • Newcastle Community Cinema 18th November
  • Foyle Film Festival (L/Derry) 23rd November
  • Tí Scannán (Mullaghbawn) 1st December

Some events will also feature Q & A session with Chris and Brendan to offer audiences an insight into the details of the film making process.

Chris Baugh, the film’s Director said ‘We are incredibly excited to be bringing BAD DAY FOR THE CUT on the road with Film Hub NI and cant wait to share the movie with audiences all over Northern Ireland.

Richard Williams, CEO, Northern Ireland Screen said: “Chris and Brendan are two very talented filmmakers whom we are very proud to have supported over recent years. Being selected for international festivals such as Sundance is not only testimony to this but also a strong validation of our New Talent Focus Scheme through which the film was developed. However, it is very important that local audiences also have the opportunity to see projects such as this on the big screen. We are delighted to hear that Film Hub NI will take Bad Day for the Cut out on the road; audiences are in for a real treat.”

Full details of all screenings are available at

Bad Day for the Cut will also be available on TVOD, EST and Sky Buy & Keep from 23rd October, with a DVD release to follow in January 2018.

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