Mad Cow's Dave Tynan Captures 'Heartbreak' with Emmet Kirwan

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New spoken word film originally commissioned by the Irish theatre company ThisisPopBaby
Mad Cow's Dave Tynan Captures 'Heartbreak' with Emmet Kirwan

Get some headphones and take a moment to watch this. 'Heartbreak' is a spoken word film originally commissioned by the Irish theatre company ThisisPopBaby for their award winning stage show 'RIOT'.

Director Dave Tynan says: "I’d worked with Emmet previously but was blown away by his writing and performance of 'Heartbreak' in the play 'RIOT' during the Fringe Festival. Everyone in that tent felt the power of it and it’s been a privilege to turn it into a film and bring it to a wider audience.”

Dave and Emmet previously worked together on the viral sensation 'Just Saying' written by Dave and performed by Emmet. This time around Dave worked with Emmet's words.  For the film adaptation Dave cast actor Jordanne Jones (Rebellion, I Used To Live Here) to embody the lead role from the poem. Jordanne was joined by a cast including Deirdre Molloy (Adam and Paul, Happy Ever Afters) and others on a three day shoot in Dublin just before Christmas.

Emmet Kirwan’s play 'Dublin Oldschool' which he performs with Ian Lloyd Anderson, goes on tour in the next week including The National in London before returning to Dublin for dates in The Project and The Civic Theatre. Emmet and Dave are currently developing the play into a feature film they hope to shoot before the end of the year.


Heartbreak by Dave Tynan
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Production Company

Director: Dave Tynan

Production Designer: Mark Kelly

Writer: Emmet Kirwan

Producer: Liam Ryan, Dave Leahy, Michael Donnelly

Genres: Dialogue

Categories: Music video, Short films

Mad Cow Films, 3 years ago