Experiencing Interruptions?


Unemployed and uninspired, Kevin wanders the outskirts and the backstreets of his town. Through reflections, memories and encounters, he journeys along society’s undertow.

  • Michael Barwise
  • Michael Barwise
  • Pól Óg Barwise
    Mother, Too Hot To Bury
  • Andrew Doherty
    Key Cast
  • Gemma-Leah Devereux
    Key Cast
  • Micheál Mc Daid
    Key Cast
  • Sean Canning
    Key Cast
  • Mark McCauley
    Director of Photography
  • Adam Rix
  • Rory Donaghy
    Sound Mix
  • Willie Doherty
    Executive Producer
  • Pearse Moore
    Executive Producer
  • Joseph Barwise
    Production Design
    Too Hot To Bury
  • Haus Eight Films
    Production Company
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Artist's Film, Experimental, Drama
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 10, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Galway Film Fleadh
    Galway, Ireland
    July 10, 2015
    Irish Premiere
  • Foyle Film Festival
    Derry, Northern Ireland
    November 21, 2015
    UK Premiere
  • Videodrunk
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    December 3, 2015
    Canadian Premiere
  • 9th British Shorts Film Festival
    Berlin, Germany
    January 23, 2016
    German Premiere
  • BLOW UP - Chicago International Arthouse Film Fest
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Dingle International Film Festival
    Dingle, Ireland
    March 17, 2016
Director Biography - Michael Barwise

Michael Barwise is an Irish filmmaker living and working in Derry, Northern Ireland. Michael’s work includes Afterwards, Magpie, Wall (winner of Best Art Film at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2011) and the anthology of short films Girl From The North Country, which was commissioned by Northern Ireland Screen.
Michael graduated from the University of the Creative Arts with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Film Production.

He is currently in production on his next short film.

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