At One Fell Swoop (2015)

by Michael Higgins


72 Minutes

Cast & Crew

Cillian Roche
Paddy Dean
Cynthia Morán Killeavy
Trevor Darcy
Muireann Cullen
Roisin Furlong
Hedda Dick
Sojeen Sjn
Patrick McEneaney
Ciaran Cullen

Produced, Written and Directed:
Michael Higgins

Original Musical Score:
Brian Conniffe

Michael Higgins

Additional Photography:
Luca Rocchini

Director profile

Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins is a photographer, filmmaker and installation artist best known for his analogue film work. Having grown up…

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At One Fell Swoop deals with a stone carver and his metamorphic wander through rural Ireland. In passing he slips through the film’s frames into a re-imagining of his surroundings in which he finds himself trapped in a flickering, shifting world of shadows on an intense cataclastic path towards a dead end.

Photographed anamorphically on expired 16mm black and white film with a 50year old hand-cranked camera and entirely hand-processed At One Fell Swoop resembles a phantom-like film lodged amid multiple stratums of time and space.

Michael Higgins 2015

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