GIFFONI50PLUS - 21.31 JULY 2021



Category: Edition 2021

Maria and Dermot’s straightforward family life takes a sudden turn when their son Johnny announces that he wants to wear a dress for his Holy Communion. Both parents are keen to do what is best for Johnny, but their different opinions almost pull the happy family apart.

Original Title Just Johnny
Category Official Competition
Section Parental Experience
Tipology Short Film
Duration 19' 31"
Production Year 2021
Nationality Ireland
Directed by Terry Loane
Screenplay Gerard McCarthy
Editor Stephanie Mc Cutcheon
Production Design Vanessa O'Connor
Costume Design Hazel Webb Crozier
Sound Davy Kilpatrick
Make up Caroline Reynolds
Music Andrew Simon McAllister
Main cast Roisin Gallagher
Martin Mc Cann
Daniel Willis
Darcey McNeeley
Tara Lynne O'Neill
Claire Kieran McGrogan
Tracey Lynch
Sean Kearns
Seamus O’ Hara
Neil Collins
Produced by Shauna Shivers McAtamney

Terry LoaneTerry Loane

A film-lover since childhood, Terry is now an award-winning screenwriter and director who lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He graduated from Ulster University in 1994 with a Master in Fine Art Photography. In 1996, he began designing for film on the Oscar-nominated short DANCE LEXIE DANCE. In 1998 he wrote and directed his first short film comedy, CLUCK.
In 2004 he completed MICKYBO & ME, his debut as feature film director and screenwriter for Working Title Films and Universal Pictures. MICKYBO & ME received multiple awards in festivals around the world. Terry continues to write and direct for film and television drama. His recent feature AGATHA AND THE TRUTH OF MURDER sold to over 140 territories worldwide. His upcoming feature project as director is THE LAST RIFLEMAN starring Pierce Brosnan.

Festival contact
Shauna Shivers McAtamney
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