Wednesday August 12, 2020

Film: Deceptively subtle tale of ordinary lives

There are a few missteps and over-enunciations, but Twice Shy holds great promise for Ryan as a filmmaker

25th June, 2017
Shane Murray-Corcoran and Iseult Casey in Twice Shy

Writer and director Tom Ryan made his first film, Trampoline, around his native Nenagh for a budget of €1,000 in 2014. His second feature, also filmed in Tipperary as well as in Dublin and London, is a more ambitious and successful film, eliciting nuanced performances from its young cast and a timely story. Twice Shy was also made for what Hollywood filmmakers would consider loose change from under the couch cushions: the important bit being...

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