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This week, TheJournal.ie presents a multi award-winning short film about an elderly couple who find a highly unorthodox way to bring joy, youth and love back into their lives…
Nov 25th 2011, 12:30 PM 966 4

EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON,TheJournal.ie presents an award-winning short film for you to enjoy as you ease into the weekend…

This week: The Wednesdays

Mr and Mrs O’Leary have settled into a familiar routine dictated by old age and habit – Mondays comes after the weekend “so that’s alright”, Tuesday is Mrs O’Leary’s pension day, Thursday is bingo night and Friday is The Late Late Show. It’s the long, dull hours of Wednesday that they have a difficulty filling – until they discover an unusual way to bring it to life again.

This funny and occasionally very poignant film from director/writer Conor Ferguson and writer Luke Clancy won a plethora of awards – and warmed the hearts of audiences at home and internationally.

Ross Whitaker is editor of Film Ireland – www.filmireland.net

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