Give Up Yer Aul Sins

    • Director

      Cathal Gaffney

    • Credits

      Producers: Cathal Gaffney, Darragh O'Connell

    • Principal Cast

      Maria McDermottroe

  • Category

    Short
    Animation
    Family & Teen

A young Dublin girl tells her own, youthfully unique version of the story of John the Baptist in this animated short. Based on recordings made in a Dublin school in the 1970s and rediscovered in the 1990s, Give Up Yer Aul Sins playfully uses a sepia-toned animation to illustrate the child’s narration of the biblical story. Later expanded into a TV series featuring other recordings Give Up Yer Aul Sins was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

5 minutes, Ireland, 2001, Colour


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