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THE MEETING

by Alan Gilsenan

synopsis

Following widespread acclaim for his film Meetings With Ivor, Alan Gilsenan returns with a powerful feature based on real-life events. During an emotional and highly charged encounter, a young rape victim seeks answers to questions which have haunted her since her attack. The woman is determined the experience will not deny her the right to personal freedoms as she endeavours to find some form of closure. It’s based upon a real-life encounter between a rape victim and her attacker upon his prison release.

original title: The Meeting
country: Ireland
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Alan Gilsenan
film run: 93'