The Good Son

The Good Son

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10min 00sec




35mm, film



Northern Ireland Screen


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The Good Son is the story of Gabriel Doyle, a middle aged man feeling trapped by his responsibility for his elderly father Mick. While Mick lies critically ill in hospital, Gabriel recalls the events that finally led him to turn away from his sense of duty.


Peter Vaughan is an acclaimed English actor whose career spans several decades from 1959 to the present day. He is perhaps most renowned for his roles in classic television shows such as Porridge, Randall and Hopkirk Deceased, Fox and, most recently, Game of Thrones.


Cast - Mick Doyle - Peter Vaughan; Gabriel Doyle - Gary Lewis; Priest - Jonathan White; Nurse - Abigail McGibbon; Mrs Mackin - Maureen Dow; Extras - Angela Devlin, Brian McKinney, Rory McKee, Angie MacManus; Production Company - Fillum Ltd; Executive Producer - Paul Largan; Director - Sean McGuire; Writer - Stephen McAnena; Producer - Colin McKeown; Production Designer - Shane Bunting; Sound Mixer - Deke Thompson; Editor - Jane Tubb; Director of Photography - Mark Garrett; Associate Producer - Helen Murray; Production Manager - Helen Murray; Ist (first) Assistant Director - Enda Hughes; 2nd (second) Assistant Director - Ronan McCloskey; Production Trainee - Michelle O'Dowd; Continuity - Helen Wilson; Focus puller - Darryl Byrne; Clapper loader - Raymond Carlin; Camera Trainee - Carole-Anne McGinley; Gaffer - Brian Livingstone; Spark - Carlo McDonald; Grip - Glynn Harrison; Sound Assistant - Nathan Thompson; Hair and Make-up Designer - Pamela Smyth; Costume Designer - Kerry Gooding; Costume Assistant - Louise Stewart; Stills photographer - Lisa Carville; Catering - Route Catering; Insurance - Network Insurances; Couriers - City Air Express; Post production facilities - Yellow Moon; Trainee editor - Paul Devlin; Dubbing studio; Ardmore sound; Dubbing mixer - Douglas Murray; Laboratory - Metrocolor; Negative cutting - Tru cut; Titles - Soho Images. A Premiere Film funded by Belfast City Council, Northern Ireland Film Commission and Ulster Television, with the participation of British Screen.



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