Ogygia - Part One is the prologue to a tripartite
experimental drama documentary, adapted from the autobiographical writings
of the Irish poet, senator and surgeon Oliver St John Gogarty.
It combines the episodic structure of Homer's Odyssey with the stylistic
pyrotechnics of Joyce's Ulysses to relate a contemporary account of
Gogarty's extraordinary life.
Episode III is a single continuous six minute
shot taken on Sandymount Strand from the P.O.V. of the actor playing
The actor's thoughts are presented as
subtitles, illustrating his stream of consciousness as he struggles to
given by Ulick in the previous episode.
Cork International Film Festival, 2011