Michael Hartnett - A Necklace of Wrens
Power Pictures | 1999 | 40 mins
Bord Scannán na hÉireann / RTE / TG4 / The Arts Council of Ireland / Limerick County Council
Filmed the year before his death, Necklace of Wrens is a documentary profile on the life of one of Ireland’s leading poets, Michael Hartnett. The documentary includes contributions from poets Seamus Heaney, Paul Durcan and Liam O Muirthile, artist Graham Knuttle and musician Sean Tyrell.
Dir: Pat Collins | Prod: David Power | Ed: Gordon Bruic | Camera: Donal Gilligan
Screened by RTÉ, SBS in Australia and The Arts Channel.
“… Hartnett speaks with an unflinching honesty... a fascinating and revealing portrait…” ‘The Sunday Times’
Celtic Film Festival 1999 - Jury Award
Irish Film and Television Award Nomination 1999