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Donald Clarke (The Irish Times)
"The filmmaker's invention and intelligence is never in doubt"
Paul Whitington (Irish Independent)
"Kavanagh's visually inventive film manages to draw you into its labyrinthine world, and has a winning sense of humour"
Festival de Sevilla
In Competition / European Premiere
Experimental Film Festival
In Competition / Turkish Premiere
Belfast Film Festival
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Irish Theatrical Release
Eye Cinema Galway
(September 30th - October 6th)
Triskel Cinema, Cork
(September 4th - 8th)
IFI Irish Film Institute, Dublin
(August 12th - 25th)
Javier Acevedo (EAM Cinema)
"An inexhaustible film... developed in the acid of vampiric curiosity"
Donald Clarke (The Irish Times Feature):
"When the mainstream just isn't enough:
The release of Hole in the Head shows there’s space in Irish cinemas for the avant-garde"
Elena Lazic (Cineuropa)
"Mystifying and moving, bleak and funny, the film builds to a finale as strange as it is oddly powerful."
Daniela Urzola (Caimán CDC)
"A totally fresh perspective, demonstrating the possibility of the co-existence of narrative with experimental"
Ruairí McCann (Ultra Dogme):
"one of the finest Irish films in recent years"
"a simultaneously profound, absurd, deracinating, and visceral experience."
Borja Castillejo Calvo (Cinesinfin):
"tremendously innovative"...opening towards new cinematic codes"
El Séptimo Arte
"Not even a decade attending film festivals exempts anyone from surprises as indescribable as Hole in the Head"
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