KYL O'REN

ClientTHE IRISH EXAMINER
Category C03. Script
TitleKYL O'REN
Product/ServiceNATIONAL DAILY NEWSPAPER
Entrant CHEMISTRY Dublin, IRELAND
Idea Creation CHEMISTRY Dublin, IRELAND
Credits
Name Company Position
Emmet Wright Chemistry Creative Director

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It's morning time, in a small 'Bed and Breakfast', a guesthouse somewhere in rural Ireland. A mysterious, sinister-sounding character sits down to breakfast and is greeted by the very friendly owner. Blissfully unaware of who he is, but very used to speaking to tourists, she engages him in some chit-chat.

Cultural/Context information for the jury

As with the previous Star Wars movie The Force Awakens, key scenes in The Last Jedi were shot in Ireland, in counties Cork and Kerry. The locations chosen for scenes such as Luke Skywalker's island refuge are in small, remote locations, where the arrival of the full Hollywood apparatus of cast and crew (and characters?) is big news. This good-natured 'culture clash' generates a huge amount of interest nationally. It's big news - hence the radio spot for national newspaper, The Irish Examiner. One local reference to note: Cork is historically known in Ireland as 'The Rebel County', for the stance it took against the Empire. The British Empire, that is.

Script

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