The Fabric Of You is an animated short film written and directed by Josephine Lohoar Self.
It world premiered in competition at the 2019 Edinburgh Film Festival on 29 June and screened at film festivals across the world.

Damien stars alongside Game of Thrones actor Iain Glen.

The film has now been released online and can be watched on Vimeo.



Official Logline

Unable to show his true identity, Michael, a grieving tailor mouse, recounts and reckons with the memories of a past lover.

Official Synopsis

Set in the Bronx, in the era of 1950s McCarthyism, everybody wants to look the same. Michael a gay, twenty-something-year old mouse, hides his true identity while he works as a tailor. When Isaac enters the shop one day he offers the escapism and love Michael craves. In Michael’s confined apartment, he becomes tormented by the memories of Isaac’s tragic death. Michael’s memories and flashbacks are triggered when he notices Isaac’s jacket draped on the back of a chair. Haunted by the solace Isaac once offered, he struggles to come to terms with his loss.



Damien Molony – Michael (Voice)
Iain Glen – Isaac (Voice)


Writer: Josephine Lohoar Self

Director: Josephine Lohoar Self

Animator: Josephine Lohoar Self

Producers: Calum Hart, Reetta Tihinen

Music: Rupert Uzzell

Re-recording mixer: William Aikman

Production Designer: Tomás Palmer

Sound Production: Jane Datony


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11 June 2019: ‘THE FABRIC OF YOU’: Damien Molony stars with Iain Glen in animated short film at Edinburgh International Film Fest 2019