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LOLA

    • Director

      Andrew Legge

    • Credits

      Producers:
      Alan Maher,
      John Wallace,
      Catryn Ramasut,
      Alice Lusher.

      Cinematographer:
      Oona Menges.

    • Principal Cast

      Emma Appleton,
      Stefanie Martini,
      Rory Fleck Byrne,
      Aaron Monaghan.

  • Category

    Feature

In 1941 sisters Thom and Mars have built LOLA, a machine that can intercept radio and TV broadcasts from the future.

With the Second World War escalating, the sisters decide to use the machine to intercept information from the future that could help with military intelligence. The machine initially proves to be a huge success, rapidly twisting the fortunes of the war against the Nazis.

While Thom becomes intoxicated by LOLA, Mars begins to realise the terrible consequences of its power. As their relationship falls apart, a fatal error with the machine creates a nightmarish future. Can the sisters’ love for each other save the world they’ve lost?

World premiere: Locarno, August 2022

Notes courtesy of Screen Ireland

Awards

Méliès d'argent Award, Best European Feature-length Film from the Fantastic Genre, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival 2022

80 minutes, Ireland, UK, 2022, Black & White


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland