'Full Circle' will be the first feature film to be produced by Phoenix Artz, so some exciting times ahead. 'Full Circle' is written, produced and directed by multi-award winning film-maker Noel Brady (True-D, An Tain, Duality). Pádraig Murray, (Fair City, Lambing Season, The prodigal son) will be taking on the role of AD as well as starring in the film.
Documentary Film-Maker, Malcolm Walker (Michael Bates) returns to Ireland after his last production in Gaza went horrible wrong. Following his experiences in Gaza, Malcolm begins to suffer from nightmares and flash-backs, all symptoms of PTSD. Malcolm tries to cope, but the harder he pushes the further he seems to fall into his own private hell and darkness. A darkness that causes him to question to very value of life. Just at it’s darkest the smallest of light appears in the shape of Travis Sear (Mark Schrier) an American, a friend, and the opposite side of the same coin. Looking for answers, both men would start out on a journey, a journey to find the values that were lost in Gaza. This journey would take Malcolm back to another dark tunnel, this time the tunnel would be in Newgrange Co.Meath Ireland. Malcolm lost a lot in Gaza, can he find it here in Newgrange? The film stars Michael Bates, Susan Bracken, Mark Schrier, Joe McKinney, John Duggan, Jenny Dixon, Pádraig Murray, and Gerry Shanahan.
Meet the cast of 'Full Circle'.
Meet the Writer, Producer and Director Noel Brady
Multi-award winning director Noel Brady made his first short film in 2005 named ‘Movers & Shakers’. This was followed in 2007 with his second short film ‘Duality’ picking up nominations for ‘Best Drama’ and ‘Best overall short’ at the ‘2009 Cork Corona Film Festival’. Later that year he would go on to win his first award at the ‘Bram Stoker Horror Film Festival’ with ‘Herr Frankenstein’. In 2010 his next film, “An Táin, Darkness Descends”, won two awards, ‘Best Celtic Short’ at the ‘Balinamore International Film Festival 2010’ and ‘Best Editor’ at the ‘Underground Cinema Awards 2011’. His next film ‘True-D’, won two awards for ‘Best Irish Short’ at the ‘Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival 2012’ and ‘Best Director’ at ‘LIT Limerick International Film Festival 2013’. This was followed by ‘Alicia’s Mask’ nominated for ‘Best actress’ at the ‘2013 Underground Cinema Film Festival’ and winning ‘First place’ at the ‘OIC Media Screenings’ in 2014’. This film also picked up 2 nominations for ‘Best overall short’ and ‘Best actress’ at the 2014 LIT Limerick International Short Film Festival. Noel's other short film 'Legends of the Hellfire Club' picked up two nominations at the LIT Limerick Film Festival in 2014 for 'Best Script/Story' and 'Best Lighting'.