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The Escapist

In Cinemas Nationwide from 20th June 2008 Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2008 Contemporary prison drama that unfolds as two parallel stories: one leads us through events building up to an escape attempt by five inmates; the other shows us the escape itself in minute, intense detail. But...

Main Cast:

  • Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Liam Cunningham, Seu Jorge, Dominic Cooper, Steven Macintosh, Damien Lewis

Locations:

  • Dublin
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The Englishman

Henry has trouble with intimacy. He watches and listens from his very private world but never gets too close. This private world is forced open thanks to Andrew, a whippet like boy of an apprentice and Svetla, a woman who arrives on his doorstep needing a roof over her head. Henry lets them both in ...

Main Cast:

  • Branka Katic, Velibor Topic, Aidan J. David
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Our Wonderful Home

Official Selection Galway Film Fleadh 2008 This extreme, contemporary fable tells the story of 17-year-old Emma, rich-kid daughter of a weak father and frustrated mother, whose greed and indolence, aided and abetted by her callow friends, will lead her on a path of irreversible domestic destructi...

Main Cast:

  • Emma Eliza Regan, Myles Horgan, Karen Griffin, Danny O’Connor, Lisa Byrne, Andrew Lynch, Jordan Russell, Michael Parle, Patrick O’Donnell

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Niko And The Way To The Stars

Animated adventure about a boy reindeer Niko who longs to learn to fly like his missing father, who was a member of Santa's Flying Forces. After an attack on the reindeer herd by wolves, an event for which Niko takes the blame, he heads off guilty and alone on a journey to find his father and warn h...

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Kisses

Available to own on DVD from 6th March 2009 Winner Audience Award, Miami International Film Festival 2009 Winner Best Director and Best Editing, IFTA's 2009 Winner Best Irish Feature Galway Film Fleah 2008 Official Selection at Locarno Film Festival 2008 Official Selection at Toronto Internat...

Main Cast:

  • Kelly O’Neill, Shane Curry, Nellie Conroy, Paul Roe, Stephen Rea

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Eden

Opening film of first ever Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Picked up for distribution in North America by Liberation Entertainment Winner of Best Actress (Eileen Walsh) at Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection Edinburgh Film Festival Set in a thriving midlands town, Eden tells the story of ...

Main Cast:

  • Aidan Kelly, Eileen Walsh, Karl Shiels, Padraic Delaney, Lesley Conroy

Locations:

  • Offaly
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Dorothy Mills

A taut, atmospheric, psychological thriller about a disturbed young woman, Dorothy Mills, who is suspected of assaulting a young baby in a contemporary but timeless rural village. She is visited by psychiatrist and outsider, Jane, who discovers that Dorothy may not be responsible for her actions and...

Main Cast:

  • Carice Van Houten, Jenn Murray, David Wilmot

Locations:

  • Dublin, Donegal
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Das Vaterspiel (Kill Daddy, Good Night)

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Austrian Film Festival (Diagonale 2009 Rupert "Ratz" Kramer, 35 years old, is fighting his own quiet fight. He's the son of a corrupt politician who has betrayed everyone. So, by way of revenge, he is creating a game on his personal computer in which players ...

Main Cast:

  • Helmut Köpping, Sabine Timoteo, Christian Tramitz, Ulrich Tukur, Itzhak Fintzi
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The Daisy Chain

After retreating to the West of Ireland to recover from the sudden death of their infant daughter, Martha and Tomas foster a disturbed eight-yearold girl, Daisy, who has lost her entire family in tragic accidents. The locals warn Martha and Tomas that Daisy is an evil fairy changeling but, for Marth...

Main Cast:

  • Samantha Morton, Steven Mackintosh, Eva Birthistle, David Bradley

Locations:

  • Mayo
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Alarm

Official Selection of Galway Film Fleadh 2008 This contemporary psychological thriller tells the story of Molly, grieving after her father's violent death but with hopes of a fresh start, who buys a house in a new out-of-town commuter estate. But the promised suburban idyll turns increasingly sin...

Main Cast:

  • Ruth Bradley, Aidan Turner

Locations:

  • Wicklow, Dublin
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