Cúilín Dualach lives in a small town in the west of Ireland. He is the apple of his mother’s eye, yet his father shows him little affection. Everywhere he goes, people stare at him. Cúilín strives to fit in as best he can but that can be a difficult thing to do when your head is on backwards!
Irish Language Short Film produced by Ross Murray, Cartoon Saloon and Sean Ó Cúaláin, Sonta. Based on a short story by Jackie Mac Donnacha and directed by Nora Twomey. Music by Martin Hayes.
Best Animated Short, IFTA, Ireland 2005
Best short film, Cartoons on the Bay, Italy 2005
Best Animation for Children, Animadrid, 2005
Best Animation,Celtic Film Festival, 2005
Best Animation, Kerry Film Festival, Ireland 2005
Irish Animation Festival, Audience Award, Ireland 2005