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Frankie Starlight

Based on Chet Raymo's novel The Dork from Cork, Frankie tells the story of his mother, Bernadette, a beautiful French girl who stows away on an American troopship returning from the Second World War. Discovered, she is put ashore in Cork where she gives birth to Frankie, who is a dwarf. Bernadette t...

Main Cast:

  • Matt Dillon, Anne Parillaud, Gabriel Byrne, Niall Toibin, Corban Walker, Georgina Cates, Alan Pentony, Rudi Davies

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Texas
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The Disappearance of Finbar

Trapped in the close community where he lives in Dublin, eighteen year old Finbar climbs the ghostly half-finished flyover that overhangs his housing estate... and disappears. No word is heard and no body is found. For three years the community investigates, mourns, parties and finally elevates Fin...

Main Cast:

  • Luke Griffin, Lorraine Pilkington, Jonathan Rhys-Myers, Sean McGinley, Laura Brennan, Fanny Risberg, Sif Ruud

Locations:

  • Dublin, Stockholm, Lapland
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Trojan Eddie

Small town hustler and self-styled salesman, Trojan Eddie becomes entangled in a web of deceit and betrayal when he crosses into a sub-culture of settled travellers and bare knuckled fighters. After a life on the dole, a history of bungled burglaries and a bad marriage, he is determined to rise abov...

Main Cast:

  • Richard Harris, Stephen Rea, Sean McGinley, Aislin McGuckin, Bríd Brennan

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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I Went Down

Git Hynes is just out of jail, has lost his girlfriend and finds himself owing a debt to gangster Tom French, who sends him on an 'easy ride' down South to pick up a criminal associate, Frank Grogan. Git finds himself stuck in a reluctant partnership with Bunny Kelly, an older criminal with a bad at...

Main Cast:

  • Brendan Gleeson, Peter MacDonald, Peter Caffrey, Tony Doyle

Locations:

  • County Kildare. Co. Offaly. Dublin.
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The Boy From Mercury

Eight year old Harry's father is dead, his mother is worn out and his brother has little time for him. His sole obsession is the Flash Gordon serials screened on Saturday mornings as he conjures up ways of dealing with the school bully. Isolated, he is convinced that he and his dog Max come from Mer...

Main Cast:

  • Hugh O'Conor, Tom Courtenay, Rita Tushingham, James Hickey

Locations:

  • Dublin
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This is the Sea

This feature is set in contemporary Northern Ireland. Despite the cease-fire, few people are left untouched by the history of conflict and continuing tension that grips the country. Hazel, a 20 year old from a Protestant Plymouth Brethren background falls for Malachy, a Catholic. Inevitably, their r...

Main Cast:

  • Richard Harris, Gabriel Byrne, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Ross McDade

Locations:

  • Dublin, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Co. Wicklow
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The Sun, The Moon and The Stars

Distressed by the break-up of her parents' marriage, Shelley is not looking forward to her summer holidays with her mother Mo and sister Dee. Wrapped up in her own world of music and magic, she wishes the real world would go away - a stupid holiday is the last thing she needs. As her efforts to reun...

Main Cast:

  • Gina Moxley, Vinny Murphy, Elaine Cassidy, Aisling Corcoran, Angie Dickinson, Jason Donovan

Locations:

  • Donabate, Dublin
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Spaghetti Slow

Simone, a young Italian, is sent to Dublin to learn English, his parents hoping it will knock some sense into him. In the sprawling suburbs on Dublin's west side, he stays with the Ferguson family and meets the daughter of the house, a death-obsessed Goth with a passion for crucifixes, leather and i...

Main Cast:

  • Brendan Gleeson, Giulio Di Mauro, Niamh O'Byrne

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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Some Mother’s Son

Kathleen Quigley's only son, Gerard, a member of the IRA, is shot and captured by the British Army and charged with the murder of a British soldier. In prison, Gerard shares a cell with Bobby Sands, the leader of the protests by H-Block political prisoners. When Gerard goes on hunger strike, Kathlee...

Main Cast:

  • Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara, John Lynch

Locations:

  • Dublin
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November Afternoon

A stylish low budget feature about two couples whose relationships begin to crumble over an eventful weekend. Karen and her husband return from London to Dublin to visit Karen's brother Robert and his partner. Vague tensions arise between the brothers-in-law as the realisation that Karen and Robert ...

Main Cast:

  • Michael McElhatton, Jayne Snow, Tristan Gribbin, Mark Doherty

Locations:

  • Dublin
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