Morten on the Ship of Fools is special for a lot of reasons. Not simply because it’s full of Ireland’s most recognisable names like Brendan Gleeson and Pauline McGlynn. Not just because it’s being made in a studio in rural Ireland. But it’s Ireland’s first ever fully stop motion feature film. It tells the tale…
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“It can be easy to generalise and the uninitiated might have a preconceived idea of what autistic people are like.
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