Trailer for The Parting Glass, horror short set in 19th century Ireland


Here's an intriguing little item, worth shining a light on in the name of helping out a burgeoning young horror talent: the trailer for a very atmospheric student short called THE PARTING GLASS, which was produced in conjunction with Arts University Bournemouth. Written and Directed by Alexander McNeill, The Parting Glass is a short psychological horror set in late 19th century Ireland, centering around the fascinating array of rituals and superstitions prevalent within the Irish mourning process.

Here's the synopsis for the short:

Ireland, 1892. After the death of his malicious father Frank, John believes he and his mother Catherine can leave their rural cottage for a happier life. However, as Catherine begins talking to Frank's body during the night, John begins to question his mother's sanity.

Check out The Parting Glass' official Facebook page HERE. If we can get our hands on it, we'll share the full short with you!


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