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Sinead’s Hand in Marriage

Posted by Liz Losh | 18-10-2009 20:49 | Category: Gender issues

This campaign from Ireland’s Marriage Equality asks the question “What if you had to ask four million people to marry someone?”

Marriage Equality
Ireland's Unbelievably Good Commercial for Marriage Equality


Comments about Sinead's Hand in Marriage

This ad is a copy of one that ran in New York years ago. Did they get permission to remake it? I sure hope so…


Posted by MattM | 19-10-2009 17:17

Comments about Sinead's Hand in Marriage

Hi there,

I was the actor in Sinéad’s Hand, and we certainly did get permission.
When I was approached to act in it the producers were very clear
that they were remaking the ad from the original filmmakers for the
Irish market, and the original work is clearly credited on the Irish
Marriage Equality website, http://www.marriageequality.ie. It was
for a good cause, and everyone worked for free.

The question was recently (and quite properly) asked on an Irish
filmmaking website, and both myself and the producer responded – http://www.filmmakersnetwork.ie/forums/showthread.php?t=5704.

Hope this clears it up, and the subject returns to the most important
thing in question…



Posted by hughoconor | 20-10-2009 23:32

Comments about Sinead's Hand in Marriage

I was a fan of the original ad, and I think that remaking it to cater to different countries is fantastic, if permission is granted and remaking is encouraged.

Posted by scamps | 5-11-2009 09:12

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