Short • 13 minutes • Drama, Sport
Completed July 2017

An emotionally hardened young woman wrestles with difficult memories when her estranged father returns from time in prison. As he teaches her how to box, reconciliation seems possible, but their traumatic past will not be easily washed away.


“an important female story" Gillian Anderson

“it’s been a long time coming” Michael Conlan

GUARD is a short boxing film set in Belfast, written by and starring Bronagh Taggart (The Fall). The cast also includes Michael McElhatton (Game of Thrones) and Ian McElhinney (Game of Thrones). It is actor Jonathan Harden's directing debut.

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