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Joe Lawlor

“Our background is in theatre. I think some of the filmmakers that we like – Bresson, Maurice Pialat, Renoir, Max Ophuls – there is a certain theatricality about their worlds. I was watching Hitchcock’s Vertigo the other day and thinking what a strange thriller it is. The pacing of it; the style, the mood, the tone – it’s so slow. Wonderful. You can’t imagine that level of abstraction now in a film. It’s quite theatrical and we like that very much. Maybe it’s a performance thing? I think it’s also a sense of time.”

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    FURTHER BEYOND

    Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor Ireland, 2016

    A riveting, completely original anti-biopic from one of our favorite filmmaker duos, whose revisionist crime film, Helen is an ingenious gem. Molloy & Lawlor’s first foray into documentary explores identity and space while playfully dissecting the very nature of cinematic language. And it’s funny!

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    ROSE PLAYS JULIE

    Joe Lawlor, Christine Molloy Ireland, 2019

    Rose Plays Julie is an icy revenge thriller from the brilliant Irish filmmaking duo Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor (Helen). With a tightly-coiled lead performance from Ann Skelly, this slippery exploration of doubling and identity offers a masterclass in contained suspense.

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