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Review: Sensation

19 October 2010 12:08 PM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

This is the Pure Movies review of Sensation directed by Tom Hall, and starring Domhnall Gleeson, Luanne Gordon, Patrick Ryan, Kelly Campbell, Owen Roe, Eleanor Methven, Tracy Green, Madalina Alexe and Marie O'Neill. Sensation is screening as part of the London Film Festival, which Pure Movies is also covering on twitter @puremovies. A young man crouches by the gorse hedge of a field full of grazing sheep, pumping furiously at his crotch as he flicks the pages of a dirty magazine. Afterwards he heads back to an old farmhouse, when he sweeps kittens from his path as he navigates his way through piles of rubbish in the dank kitchen. He reaches the stairs, and there, upon the stairlift, sits a slumped figure – his father, dead. Instead of rushing to his aid, Donal (the promising Irish actor Domnhall Gleeson, who also pops up in Never Let Me Go) simply activates the mechanism, »

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Lff Review: Sensation

16 October 2010 12:00 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Sensation

Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Luanne Gordon, Patrick Ryan, Kelly Campbell | Written and Directed by Tom Hall

Following the death of his father, young Donal (Gleeson) inherits the family farm. Unfortunately Donal has no interest in agriculture; moreover he is almost wholly preoccupied with the five-knuckle shuffle. With his father no longer around, Donal is driven by his loneliness, grief and near total lack of social skills to arrange a meeting with call girl Kim (Gordon). Circumstances conspire to bring the two together and they begin both a relationship and a business partnership when Kim reveals her ambition to start her own brothel.

Sensation is a very black comedy that surprises and provokes in equal doses. The central conundrum of the film that both the audience and Donal are forced to question is the true nature of the relationship between the two leads. Is Kim exploiting Donal or vice versa? »

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Tiff 2010: Farm Boy Turns Pimp In Dark Irish Drama Sensation

25 August 2010 10:26 AM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

It runs in the family, apparently, with Brendan Gleeson's son Domhnall taking up the acting mantle as the lead in Tom Hall's dark and - by the looks of things - sexually explicit dark drama Sensation. Here's the official synopsis from Tiff programmer Michele Maheux:

As is often the case with twenty-six-year-old man-boys, Donal Durkan (Domhnall Gleeson) is sexually unfulfilled. Living on a desolate farm in Tipperary, Ireland with his invalid father, he's had little-to-no contact with the outside world, let alone the opposite sex. Donal's mother passed away when he was only a toddler, and other than his dad he has one friend, Karl (Patrick Ryan), who lives on the farm, sponging off of Donal.

Boiling with lust, Donal's mind is completely preoccupied with images of the nude women featured in the pornographic magazines he keeps buried in a field next to a herd of sheep. His life is pretty uneventful, »

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