Sodium Party follows Claire through a harrowing childhood to university where she meets Danny, a frequently intoxicated photographer who exposes her to real life through a cocktail of love and drugs. Their relationship is tested when ghosts of Claire's tumultuous past manifest through super 8 home movie footage causing her world to unravel. Written by
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The film was written after the birth of director Michael McCudden
's first child, with the intention of leaving something behind that showed his daughter a little of how he sees the world. The project's origins are in random super 8 home movies, whose content force a viewer to layer their own perception onto the images. Initially an experimental found footage film, it was decided the film should utilize the Irish scenery and marry it with a European narrative style. See more