Specs & Credits


Produced for BBC-NI, TG4 and LRT with the support of ILBF, BAI and MEDIA

Title: Book Smugglers (Smuigléirí Leabhar / Knygnešiai)
Countries of production: Lithuania/Ireland/UK
Year of production: 2010
Production companies: Planet Korda Pictures (Dublin),
Era Film (Vilnius),
Vinegar Hill Productions N.I. (Derry)
Running time: 73’ (52’ version also available)
Language(s): Irish, English, Lithuanian, Russian
Subtitles: English or Lithuanian
Shooting format: HD
Screening formats available: Digibeta, Blu Ray
Sound: Dolby ProLogic II encoded 5.1 LtRt
Print source: Planet Korda Pictures or Era Film


Rasa Miškinytė (Era Film)
Bartolomeo Dibenedetto, Jeremiah Cullinane (Planet Korda Pictures)
David Rane (Vinegar Hill)

Production Crew

Writer-Director: Jeremiah Cullinane
Director of Photography: Audrius Kemežys
Additional photography, camera assistant: Eitvydas Doškus
Sound Recordist: Kostas Radlinskas
Co-ordinator/Locations/Asst. Director: Ramunė Rakauskaitė
Editor: Kostas Radlinskas
Sound mixer: Reto Stamm
Composer: Siobhán Cleary
Production Assistant: Irma Pužauskaitė
Production Accounts: Deimantė Vilčinskaitė


Irish poet/narrator: Gearóid Mac Lochlainn
Lithuanian guide: Albertas Vidžiūnas