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Curzon Home Cinema Placing Spotlight on Movies Filmed in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day
Curzon Home Cinema will place a special emphasis on Irish cinema this St. Patrick’s Day, focusing on beautiful rural Irish rural locations and settings in film.
Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship, Lenny Abrahamson’s What Richard Did and Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride and will all screen on the on-demand service, showcasing the many various locations that Ireland has to offer. Curzon Home Cinema will also roll out a social media campaign supporting the films over the weekend.
Filmed on location in Dublin and Wicklow; showcasing the country’s beautiful period architecture including the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Russborough House, Newbridge House and Howth Castle, Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship is adapted from Jane Austen’s 18th century novella, Lady Susan.
Lenny Abrahamson’s 2012 film What Richard Did, was filmed on location in Dublin and Wicklow. Abrahamson’s film follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the beginning of university. The world is bright and everything seems possible, until one summer night when Richard does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him. Rob Steiner’s fairy tale adventure, The Princess Bride, which sees the Cliffs of Moher in Co. Clare doubling up as the Cliffs of Insanity in the 1987, will also be available to view on Curzon’s on-demand service.
Over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Curzon Home Cinema will release additional articles and imagery on each film and you can keep up to date by following @CurzonAtHome on Twitter and searching the hashtag #EmeraldScreen.