My Name Is Emily

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2016
  • Running time: 94 min
My Name is Emily is a 2015 Irish independent drama film written and directed by Simon Fitzmaurice. The film stars Evanna Lynch, Michael Smiley and newcomer George Webster. 16-year-old Emily runs away from her foster home, trying to free her writer... read more
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My Name is Emily is a 2015 Irish independent drama film written and directed by Simon Fitzmaurice. The film stars Evanna Lynch, Michael Smiley and newcomer George Webster. 16-year-old Emily runs away from her foster home, trying to free her writer father (Smiley) from a mental institution after not receiving a card for her birthday. The film follows Emily (Lynch) and Arden (Webster) as they travel across Ireland in a coming of age tale/road movie. My Name is Emily premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh on 7 July 2015, and had a limited theatrical release in Ireland on 8 April 2016. It was released in the U.S. on 17 February 2017 in select areas. At Galway Film Fleadh producer Kathryn Kennedy won the Bingham Ray New Talent Award, and Seamus Deasy received the prize for Best Cinematography. My Name is Emily is nominated for eight IFTA Awards in 2016 including Best Film, Best Actress in a Lead Role (Lynch) and Best Film Script (Fitzmaurice).

Original Release

04/08/2016

US Release

02/17/2017

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Cast

Evanna Lynch Emily
Michael Smiley Robert
George Webster Arden
Deirdre Mullins Emily's Mother
Cathy Belton Ms. White / Greasy Haired Teacher
Martin McCann Swimming Teacher
Barry McGovern Dr. Golding
Stella McCusker Granny
Declan Conlon Arden's father
Dónall Ó Héalai Young Policeman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Simon Fitzmaurice

Writers

Simon Fitzmaurice

Cast

Evanna Lynch Emily
Michael Smiley Robert
George Webster Arden
Deirdre Mullins Emily's Mother
Cathy Belton Ms. White / Greasy Haired Teacher
Martin McCann Swimming Teacher
Barry McGovern Dr. Golding
Stella McCusker Granny
Declan Conlon Arden's father
Dónall Ó Héalai Young Policeman
John Travers Square Head
Catherine Walsh Nurse
Laura Matassa Midwife
Ali White Arden's Mother
Michael Hough Mr. Spade / Peter Spade
Ally Ni Chiarain June
Loui Vangelder Steve
Sarah Minto Young Emily
Millie Donnelly Newborn Emily
Kate Parry Trapeze Artist

Producers

Rory Gilmartin Executive Producer
Jackie Larkin Executive Producer
Jessica Ask Producer
Finn Gjerdrum Producer
Kathryn Kennedy Producer
Stein B. Kvae Producer
Rebecka Lafrenz Producer
Des Martin Producer
Lesley McKimm Producer
Mimmi Spång Producer

Editors

Emer Reynolds

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