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(2020) 15MINS

A girl living in a cancer ward is forced to confront her deepest fears - real or imaginary. At stake is life itself.

Starring: Eva Morris, Jack McAvoy, Marty Maguire and Janine Walker.

Written & Directed by Michael Costello

Produced by Janine Walker, Michael Costello & Carleton Rodgers

Director of Photography: Carl Quinn

Music by: James Everett

The Cancer Monster won awards at the Birmingham Film Festival and Central Florida Film Festival in 2020.

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The Cancer Monster is a story about hope and overcoming adversity. Everyone has their own monsters to overcome and they take many forms in our daily lives.

Michael Costello- Director


Birmingham Film Festival*

Central Florida Film Festival*

Central Florida Cinefest

Dublin Int. Short Film & Music Festival

Gold Movie Awards

Kansas International Film Festival

Oceanside International Film Festival

HB Film Festival

Moving Pictures Festival

Jim Sheridan Short Film Competition

​Underground Cinema Film Festival

​Richard Harris International Film Festival

Spotlight Short Film Awards

Carlow International Film Festival

The Empty Space Film Festival

Sunderland Shorts Film Festival

Waterford Film Festival
Mediterranean Film Festival

Wexford Film Festival
Orlando Film Festival
Her International Film Festival
South Carolina Underground Film Festival
Spook Screen Film Festival

Tri-Rivers Film Festival

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