’Foundlings’ was shot near Wexford, in the south east of Ireland where Orla Barry grew up. It is a  visual poem without a particular narrative and full of autobiographical elements, set at a very slow pace. Floating images and heavy voices are central to the associative strategy that is at work here. Parallel to the images, one  listens to a hypnotic voice, letting one’s eyes  wander… to daydream… to travel over drawn out time. Showing the country side, the images are of repetitive calm, the kind of calm one finds between being awake and falling asleep. The speed of the sea sets the pace, regular yet irregular. The images are inhabited by people who cannot speak. Who are busy doing nothing in particular, just spending time : silent brothers and sisters of the sea.