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Silent Grace

Based on a true event, Silent Grace is an extraordinary story about an unshakeable bond between two very different people. An unlikely friendship emerges when a wild young joyrider is thrown into the same prison cell as the highest ranking Republican prisoner. At war with each other at first, the IR...

Main Cast:

  • Orla Brady, Cathleen Bradley, Cara Seymour, Dawn Bradfield, Conor Mullen

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Puckoon

It's 1924 and the boundary commission from Britain and Ireland is deciding on the new border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. After months of haggling over every inch of territory, the commissioners are forced to finish the job by hand, when a bicycle accident destroys the surveyors'...

Main Cast:

  • Sean Hughes, Elliott Gould, Richard Attenborough, Daragh O'Malley, John Lynch, Griff Rhys Jones

Locations:

  • Belfast, Monaghan
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Mapmaker

The innocuous title belies an imaginative thriller set in the border landscape of North-West Ireland. In the course of his work, a mapmaker uncovers a body buried years ago and realises that the truth behind the mystery of a man's disappearance is contained in the very map he is drawing....

Main Cast:

  • Brian F. O’Byrne, Susan Lynch

Locations:

  • Leitrim, Sligo, Fermanagh
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The Crooked Mile

This lyrical Irish road movie features the journey of two characters, Anna, a nine-year-old adult and Eliot, a twenty-something medical school drop out. Fast tractors, flash cars, a gold fish with an odd name, and the search for a 50's movie icon in Tramore. "a breezy and quirky road movie that prov...

Main Cast:

  • Dayna McKiernan, Alan Smyth, Clelia Murphy, Pat McGrath, Joe McKinney, Kevin Gildea, Roisin Kearney

Locations:

  • Jersey, Dublin
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Bloody Sunday

Winner-Golden Bear (2002 Berlin Film Festival) Winner-Audience Award (2002 Sundance Film Festival) Derry, 30th January 1972. A march for Civil Rights ends in the shooting of 13 unarmed civilians by members of the Parachute Regiment. A watershed in Northern Irish history, Bloody Sunday examines how ...

Main Cast:

  • James Nesbitt, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Barbara Adair, John Carlin, Allan Gildea

Locations:

  • Derry, Dublin
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Words Upon the Window Pane

Jonathan Swift, writer, politician and churchman, had two great and famous loves. Esther Johnson (Stella), became his lifelong companion after they met in England when he was a young man. Later on in life he began an affair, with Hester van Homrigh, whom he called Vanessa. Swift's torment in life a...

Main Cast:

  • Geraldine Chaplin, Geraldine James, Ian Richardson, John Lynch, Gerard McSorley, Donal Donnelly, Gemma Craven, Orla Brady, Brid Brennan, Jim Sheridan

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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Moondance

A romantic, humorous, rite-of-passage drama largely set in contemporary rural Ireland, Moondance is a story about falling in love for the very first time. Based on the novel The White Hare by Francis Stuart, the film charts the relationship between Dominic and Patrick, two young brothers who fall in...

Main Cast:

  • Ian Shaw, Ruaidhrí Conroy, Julia Brendler, Marianne Faithfull, Kate Flynn, Brendan Grace

Locations:

  • Beare Peninsula, Co. Cork; Co. Wicklow; Dublin
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Korea

A powerful story of the relationship between father and son, John and Eamon Doyle. Based on a short story by John McGahern, it is set in rural Ireland during the 50's, a period of mass emigration and social change. Young Irish emigrants, on arriving in America, have been enlisted and sent to fight i...

Main Cast:

  • Donal Donnelly, Andrew Scott, Fiona Molony, Vass Anderson

Locations:

  • Bawnboy, Ballinamore, Co. Cavan
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High Boot Benny

A police informer is found murdered in a small school pursuing a radical and independent approach to education just south of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Suspicion falls on the school's Protestant Matron and on Manley, an ex-priest who runs the school with her. Benny, a 17 y...

Main Cast:

  • Frances Tomelty, Alan Devlin, Marc O'Shea

Locations:

  • Buncranna, Co. Donegal
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An Goban Saor

A contemporary Irish language film based on the riddles of the Gobán Saor, a mythical mason and builder of mountains and round towers. This one hour drama sees a contemporary Gobán teach his son Darrach how to tell a story whilst driving in his car. "Shorten the road", he exclaims, beseeching his ...

Main Cast:

  • Eamon Kelly, Macdara O Fatharta, Mairin N,iacute; Shuilleabh,aacute;in

Locations:

  • Feakle, Flagmount, Co. Clare; Woodford, Co. Galway
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