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by Graham Cantwell


The story of Anton a young Irishman returning home to his loving wife Maria and his family after five years at sea. In his absence the troubles in Northern Ireland have worsened and his childhood friend Brendan, persuades him that he must join the cause and fight the British. Very soon he is involved in a brutal murder, but when he tries to abandon the cause, his comrades won’t allow it. Whether he likes it or not there is no way back and no way forward.

international title: Trapped
original title: Anton
country: Ireland
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Graham Cantwell
film run: 92'
release date: IE 10/10/2008
screenplay: Anthony Fox
cast: Gerard McSorley, Anthony Fox, Laura Way, Andy Smith, Cillian Roche, Griet van Damme, Ronan Wilmot
cinematography by: Fergal O’Hanlon
film editing: Breege Rowley
music: Anna Rice
producer: Patrick Clarke, Anthony Fox