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3.2
21 Ratings

Chicken

Directed by Barry Dignam
Ireland, 2001
Drama, Short

Synopsis

Mick and Kev, teen Irish lads, are at the shore, throwing rocks at empty cans, drinking cider. Mick’s the pushy one, engaging Kev in a game of mumbly peg, his hand on top of Kev’s, fingers splayed. As Mick moves the knife between their fingers, a train is heard approaching. What’s Mick’s purpose?

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Chicken
Directed by Barry Dignam

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2001 | Best Short Film

Stockholm International Film Festival

2001 | Short Film Competition

Ghent Film Festival

2001

Athens International Film Festival

2001

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