Rough Sleeper- The Dublin Review No 65, Winter 2016-17
My best friend, a film director, phoned to say he was going to make a film out of my screenplay. He wanted me to play the lead character. It would be a guerrilla movie. It would be shot not using conventional cameras but with clandestine ones. Scenes would be captured surreptitiously on CCTV and mobile-phone cameras, from a distance, all to be edited later. I would not know when I was being filmed, so I was to stay in character all the time, be the part, be the movie. Straight away after the phone call I started. Started acting in this movie.
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