AISLING LOFTUS (BBC’s War & Peace, ITV's Mr Selfridge) plays Ann Marie O’Donnell, PATRICK GIBSON (Netflix's The OA, What Richard Did) plays Brendan O’Donnell, ELAINE CASSIDY (The Program, National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses) plays Margaret O’Donnell, HUGH O’CONOR (The Fall, The Frankenstein Chronicles) plays Father Joe Walsh, DAVID RAWLE (Moone Boy, Song of the Sea) plays the young teen Brendan O’Donnell, and HAZEL DOUPE (Ripper Street, Jack Taylor: Shot Down) plays the young Ann Marie.
Other cast includes BJ HOGG as the Father (Give My Head Peace, The Fall), MARTIN McCANN as Finbar (The Survivalist, Closing the Ring), JOE McGANN as Prosecuting Council Cummins (Puckoon, The Brylcreem Boys), JOE MULLINS as John O’Brien (In View, Pilgrim Hill), KATE O’TOOLE as teacher McCafferty (Man on the Train, Three Tall Women at Lyric, Belfast - Best Actress, Barclays UK Awards) and MARC SINDEN as Father Nicholas (Puckoon, Great West End Theatres, dir).
Property of The State is written by SUSAN MORRALL (The Brylcreem Boys, Past Into Present) and is based on the diary of Ann Marie O’Donnell.
Music is by POL BRENNAN (Clannad, Theme from Harry’s Game). The title track is music by POL BRENNAN and lyrics by PETE GARDINER (petegardiner.com).
Director of Photography is Gerry Lively (Friday, Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God, Hellraiser: Hell on Earth and Hellraiser: Bloodline).
Producers: Jo Gilbert, Alan Latham, James Ryan, Terence Ryan and Ken Tuohy.
Property of The State was released in Eire and Northern Ireland on 27 October 2017. Additionally there were three screenings in London on 27, 28 and 29 October. Check Cinemas for current screenings.