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  • A DARK SONG OPENS TO GREAT REVIEWS ACROSS AMERICA

    A Dark Song has been released in cinemas across America, to very strong reviews and responses from critics and viewers alike. There were repeated praises for writer/director Liam Gavin’s engagement with grief and emotion, alongside his mastery of classic horror tropes. In combining these two approaches with such great clarity, many reviewers described how Gavin […]

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  • CATHERINE WALKER NOMINATED FOR IFTA AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS

      Catherine Walker has been nominated for the prestigious Irish Film and Television Academy award for Best Actress for her role as Sophia in A Dark Song. Cinematographer Cathal Watters also received a nomination for his work on the Irish-language Western series, An Klondike.   The A Dark Song team are delighted for Catherine and Cathal, […]

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  • A DARK SONG CELEBRATES FESTIVAL WINS AT MONSTERFEST, FANTASPOTO

    A Dark Song has received multiple awards at two prestigious genre festivals, MonsterFest (Australia) and Fantasporto–Oporto International Film Festival (Portugal). At MonsterFest, composer Ray Harman picked up ‘Best Score’, while ‘Best Cinematography’ went to Cathal Watters. Fantasporto saw Liam Gavin and Catherine Walker take “Best Director” and “Best Actress.” We at Samson Films would like […]

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  • Fantastic Fest Reviews of A Dark Song

    A Dark Song premiered at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, on Friday 23 Sept where it was warmly received by countless film critics and horror fans. The ADS team was delighted to read and share all the positive reviews the passion project deservingly received. Many praised Catherine Walker and Steve Oram’s stellar performances as Sophia and Joseph in […]

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  • A DARK SONG SCREENS AT SITGES, TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW

    Following its recent success at Fantastic Fest and the London Film Festival, A Dark Song screened at both the Sitges Film Festival in Spain and the Telluride Horror Show in Colorado this past Friday. Writer/director Liam Gavin attended the screening event in Sitges and presented the film alongside associate producer Eoin O’Faolain. Gavin also participated […]

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  • October International Screening Schedule for A Dark Song

    Just in time for Halloween, A Dark Song will be screening internationally at the following film festivals over the next few weeks. (The list will be updated as more festivals announce their lineups.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Saturday, October 22nd ~ Saskatoon Film Fest (Canada) Buy tickets here. Sunday, October 30th ~ Chapter Arts Centre/Abertoir Int’l Horror Festival (Wales) […]

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  • A DARK SONG SCREENS AT THE LFF

    A DARK SONG, the stunningly dark and twisted debut film of writer-director Liam Gavin, recently screened at the London Film Festival this past weekend amidst rave reviews from horror fans and critics alike. Gavin attended the LFF screening along with stars Catherine Walker and Steve Oram, cinematographer Cathal Watters, editor Anna O’Flanagan, producer David Collins, […]