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The Prisoner

The Prisoner

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Based on the poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by W. B. Yeats. The images act as a visual re-metaphoring of the poem, set to modern electronic music.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Prisoner

    Directed by: Timothy BOOTH

    Country: Ireland

    Year of production: 1983

    Running time: 10 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on cels

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Timothy BOOTH

    Production: Timothy BOOTH

    Based on: "L'île du lac Innisfree", W. B. Yeats

    Graphics: Timothy Booth

    Sets: Timothy Booth

    Animation: Timothy Booth

    Camera: Sheamus McInerney

    Music: Dr Stangely Strange, Roger Doyle, Gary Moore

    Editing: Sé Merry Doyle