We're delighted to report that four Ardmore Sound posted feature films are set to make their big screen debuts in the coming weeks.
THE LITTLE STRANGER
First up, Director Lenny Abrahamson’s gothic horror drama 'The Little Stranger' opens in US cinemas today, Friday, August 31st.
Following on from Abrahamson’s award winning hit ROOM (also posted here at Screen Scene), the film stars Domhnall Gleeson as Dr Faraday, who “during the long hot summer of 1947, his called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries, but it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life…”
Also starring Charlotte Rampling and Will Poulter, full Sound post on 'The Little Stranger' took place here at Ardmore Sound.
Directed by Paddy Breathnach and written by Roddy Doyle, heart wreching housing crisis drama 'Rosie' will receive its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this September where it screens in the Contemporary World Cinema section of the programme.
Starring Sarah Greene (Rebellion) in the title role, alongside Moe Dunford (St Patrick's Day) the film 'tells the story of a mother trying to protect her family after their landlord sells their rented home and they become homeless. Over 36 hours, Rosie and her partner John Paul strive to find somewhere to stay while shielding their young family from the reality of the situation around them.'
We recorded the foley at Ardmore Sound for our colleagues at Screen Scene who completed the sound post
The film is set for Irish cinema release this October.
Also making its world premiere at TIFF, Neil Jordan's 'Greta' will debut as part of the Special Presentations program.
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, as a young New York woman who strikes up an unlikely friendship with an enigmatic widow named Greta (played by Isabelle Huppert). The film quickly descends into an exploration of loneliness, obsession, and manipulation as the older woman’s sinister motives are gradually revealed.
The film's final Sound Mix took place here at Ardmore Sound.
The third collaboration between Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos and Irish company Element Pictures, 'The Favourite' will make its world premiere in competition at the Venice International Film Festival, running from August 29th to September 8th.
Starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, the period drama's plot synopsis is as follows: "The close relationship between Queen Anne (Colman) and Sarah Churchill (Weisz) is threatened by the arrival of Sarah’s cousin, Abigail Masham (Emma Stone), resulting in a bitter rivalry to be the Queen’s favourite."
Ardmore Sound were proud to part of the films sound team.
'The Favourite' will open in US cinemas on November 23rd, and in Ireland on January 1st.