Private Project

Get up the yard

The documentary "Get Up the Yard" provides a captivating and intimate look into the life of a renowned painter from Cork. Infused with both humor and emotion, the artist narrates his personal journey, highlighting his extraordinary artwork that surpasses all expectations.

Delving into the artist's upbringing and family life, the film unveils candid and striking revelations that animate his past experiences. The artist discusses his pursuit of recognition and the development of his inimitable style. Featuring interviews with acquaintances, friends, and notable figures such as President of Ireland Mr. Michael D. Higgins, the documentary offers a unique perspective on the artist's emotional challenges and the diverse influences on his work. Archival interviews create evocative moments and a singular atmosphere, fostering a deeper appreciation for the artist's inner thoughts and emotions.

"Get Up the Yard" transcends the boundaries of a mere portrayal of an artist's life and work. It emphasizes the significance of human connections, aspirations, and artistic growth. This thought-provoking and humor-laced film presents an artist whose impact on others is unforgettable. For those passionate about art and culture, "John Adams - Get Up the Yard" is an essential documentary to experience.

  • Jose Ángel Catalán Ruiz
  • Mario Barsony
  • Greg Markus
  • John Adams
    Key Cast
  • Naill Olden
    Key Cast
  • Patrick Byrne
    Key Cast
  • Marian B. Murphy
    Key Cast
  • Claire Regan
    Key Cast
  • Paula Watson
    Key Cast
  • Budshaba Smith
    Key Cast
  • Rhona Bradsley
    Key Cast
  • Michael D. Higgins
    Key Cast
  • Peg Adams
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 23, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 EUR
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  • Shooting Format:
    full frame
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Director - Jose Ángel Catalán Ruiz, Mario Barsony