Mattress Men

Director: 
Colm Quinn
Cinematography: 
Colm Quinn
Sound: 
Colm Quinn
Grattan Smith
Editing: 
John Murphy
Production: 
Ciarán Deeney
David Clarke
Colm Quinn/El Zorrero
Country: 
Duration: 
80Min
Year of production: 
2016
Movies language: 
Subtitles language (s): 
Schedule: 
Mon, 27/03/2017 -
20:45 to 22:05
Location: 
Bozar
Debate following the screening with: 

Marie-Hélène Ska (Secretary General of CSC), Marc Goblet (Secretary General of FGTB), Gérard Valenduc (associate researcher of the ETUI, Professor of social sciences, new technologies' specialist), Mady Delvaux (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament), Alain Gérard (moderator)

 

Synopsis: 

Paul works in Michael Flynn’s mattress shop, which is close to bankruptcy. In order to save both his job and the business, he embarks on a crazy marketing mission and transforms his employer Mick into “Mattress Mick” who creates a buzz on the Internet. Are crisis, success and friendship, a good mix?

Bio Director: 

Colm Quinn is an Irish writer and director. He has worked for the Irish Film Board, for RTE (Ireland’s National Television and Radio Broadcaster) and for Filmbase. His works have been very often showed on international cinematographic events. Colm Quinn has received awards and nominations from the Royal Television Society, from the Irish Academy of Film and Television and from the Unicef.