13 min • Drama
Completed June 2017
An emotionally hardened young woman wrestles with difficult memories when her estranged father returns from time in prison. As he teaches her how to box, reconciliation seems possible, but their traumatic past will not be easily washed away.
Produced by James Nesbitt, featuring Bronagh Taggart (The Fall), Michael McElhatton (Game of Thrones), and Ian McElhinney (Krypton), Guard was selected by over thirty festivals worldwide, taking a Bronze Award at the European Independent Film Awards, the award for Best Drama at the Northern Ireland Short Film Awards, plus many others along the way, including individual awards for Bronagh Taggart’s performance and Brian Philip Davis’ editing.
Written by Bronagh Taggart
Directed by Jonathan Harden
Produced by Jonathan Harden, Sean Murray, Bronagh Taggart
Casting Director: Robert Sterne
Cast: Bronagh Taggart, Michael McElhatton, Ian McElhinney
Cinematographer: Ryan Kernaghan
Production Design: John Leslie
Score: Deci Gallen
Editor: Brian Philip Davis
Post Production by Ka-Boom
Executive Producers: James Nesbitt, Michael Lennox, Packy Lee, Michael McAdam
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