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Gold in the Streets

New York bartender Mario is not surprised by the arrival of young Liam in his establishment as he sees many a young Irish person walk in his door, fresh faced and eagerly seeking work. Liam quickly fits into this life of little Ireland in the Big Apple. By day he and his friends work illegally dodgi...

Main Cast:

  • Ian Hart, Jared Harris, Aidan Gillen, Louise Lombard, Karl Geary, Lorraine Pilkington, Andrea Irvine, James Belushi

Locations:

  • Dublin, New York
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A Further Gesture

A group of H-Block prisoners organise a chaotic but successful break out. With the help of a forged passport, Dowd travels to New York where he goes to ground working in a restaurant kitchen and shuns his colleagues' attempts to get to know him. He inadvertently gets stabbed in a domestic row and hi...

Main Cast:

  • Stephen Rea, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Brendan Gleeson

Locations:

  • Dublin, New York
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Seperation Anxiety

A contemporary comedy of manners set against the backdrop of the first divorce case in Ireland. Kevin is a charming waster. Sally is his upwardly mobile but estranged wife and they are both trying to come to terms with the fact that their relationship is over. Their bawdy and irreverent twenty-somet...

Main Cast:

  • Susan Collins, Kevin Gildea, Shelagh Harcourt, Conor Lambert, Michelle Reid, Brendan Dempsey.

Locations:

  • Dublin.
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The Last Bus Home

Dublin. 1979. While the whole neighbourhood embarks on a public mass to welcome the Pope, punkette Reena ducks out with the aid of her grandmother - a rebel from an older generation. In the deserted streets of her suburb, she tracks down Jessop, a punk guitarist. Their attraction is immediate and by...

Main Cast:

  • Annie Ryan, Brian F. O'Byrne, John Cronin, Donal O'Kelly, Anthony Brophy, Gemma Craven

Locations:

  • Dublin
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How to Cheat in the Leaving Cert

Six students develop an elaborate masterplan to 'beat the system' by cheating in their final exams. Anyone who has undergone the school examination process will empathise with the student's plight and will be brought back to the dark days in June when their fate was decided over the course of a few ...

Main Cast:

  • Eamon Morrissey, Aileen O'Connor, Garret Baker, Joe McKinney.

Locations:

  • County Westmeath. Dublin.
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The Fifth Provence

In an Ireland teetering on the edge of Europe, unfolds this surreal comic fantasy and love story. A contemporary fable of persecuted guest-house keeper Timmy Sugrue and his wild flight of imagination into a domain of 'magic, passion and possibility; the Fifth Province.......

Main Cast:

  • Brian F. O'Byrne, Lia Williams, Anthony Higgins, Ian Richardson.

Locations:

  • County Cavan, County Wicklow, Dublin.
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Crushproof

Just hours after his release from prison Neal takes his murderous revenge and ends up on the run with his old gang. But the gang he once considered his home from home is no longer his refuge and their days as urban cowboys riding the wild horses are numbered. Crushproof is The Four Horsemen of the ...

Main Cast:

  • Darren Healey, Jeff O'Toole, Viviana Verveen, Mark Dunne.

Locations:

  • County Wicklow, Dublin.
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Drinking Crude

Having failed his final school exams, 18 year old Paul leaves Kerry for a London squat and a job repairing tanks in oil refineries. While there, he forms an unlikely friendship with Al, an overbearing and vulgar Scottish labourer. When they return to Kerry on a job, his own community's reaction forc...

Main Cast:

  • Andrew Scott, James Quarton, Eva Birthistle.

Locations:

  • Dublin, London, Co. Cork, Co. Kerry.
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Bogwoman

A poignant tale which follows Maureen, a young unmarried mother from an island off Donegal who moves to Derry in the late 1950's to marry her boyfriend Barry. It is a film about a woman and her relationship with her past - her parents on her island home, and her future with her family and neighbours...

Main Cast:

  • Rachel Dowling, Peter Mullen, Sean McGinley, Maria McDermottroe.

Locations:

  • County Donegal. County Derry.
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All Souls Day

The date was November 2nd, All Soul's Day, when Nicole's naked body was found on the beach. Seven years on, Nicole's mother Madie, obsessed with finding out what really happened on that fateful day, visits her daughter's boyfriend Jim in prison. As memories unfold and secrets are unveiled in the sea...

Main Cast:

  • Declan Conlon, Eva Birthistle, Jayne Snow, Tom Hickey, Michael McElhatton.

Locations:

  • Co.Donegal, Dublin.
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