Since the publication of his first book in 1963, John McGahern has been at the cultural heart of Irish life. He is in the happy position of being universally praised by the critics and equally loved by the reading public. John McGahern : A Private World explores the life and work of Ireland's leading fiction writer. The film uses McGahern's published memoirs as a backbone of the story. Through intimate interviews, a strong and compelling sense of the man behind the work emerges, offering a rare insight into the creative process.
Best Documentary - Irish Film & Television Awards 2005