Paul Laverty, Writer, Jimmy’s Hall.
Festival Section: Competition.
Writer Paul Laverty has had a lengthy collaboration with veteran director Ken Loach, and this time their Irish drama based on true events, JIMMY’S HALL has been selected for competition at this year’s Cannes film festival.
FRED reporter Amanny Mohamed caught up with the writer to talk about what Jimmy Gralton meant to the local community, the kind of research that went into the film, and whether this may be Ken Loach’s final feature film.
Reporter: Amanny Mohamed.