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A Love Divided

Set in a seaside town in 1950's Ireland, this is the passionate story of love that is challenged by the dogma of an insular society. Based on an actual event, this film explores the shattering impact of one woman's decision to stand up for her principles. Sheila, a young Protestant woman marries her...

Main Cast:

  • LIAM CUNNINGHAM, ORLA BRADY, TONY DOYLE, SARAH BOLGER

Locations:

  • CO. WICKLOW, CO. ANTRIM
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Sweety Barrett

When Sweety Barrett loses his job at a travelling circus he arrives in the port of Dockery, looking for work. His naïve and simple nature makes him easy prey in this corrupt town of smugglers dominated by the vicious detective Mannix Bone. Sweety strikes up a friendship with a six-year-old boy call...

Main Cast:

  • BRENDAN GLEESON, LIAM CUNNINGHAM, LYNDA STEADMAN, TONY ROHR, DYLAN MURPHY

Locations:

  • BALBRIGGAN, CO. DUBLIN
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Sunset Heights

Set in an imagined Derry city in a violent near future, Luke Bradley becomes caught between two ruling gangs after his son becomes the latest victim of a child murderer. The rival gangs join forces to find the culprit who is tried and brutally executed on an ancient druid site. The uneasy peace is b...

Main Cast:

  • TOBY STEPHENS, JIM NORTON, JAMES COSMO, PATRICK O'KANE, PETER BALANCE

Locations:

  • DONEGAL, DERRY
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Pete’s Meteor

This magical tale of Micky, Dave and Sue Devine tells of an other-worldly even which transforms their lives and the lives of those around them. Set in the stark reality of inner city Dublin, it mixes fantasy with hard fact, the flights of a child's imagination with the grim dealings of the drug unde...

Main Cast:

  • BRENDA FRICKER, ALFRED MOLINA, MIKE MYERS, DERVLA KIRWAN, JOHN KAVANAGH

Locations:

  • DUBLIN CITY
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Night Train

Ex-con Poole, just released from prison, owes his former gangster boss a ton of money. It's not long before his whereabouts are discovered by his seamy acquaintances and Poole finds himself on the run. Homeless, he soon finds a room in the quiet, suburban home of a middle-aged woman and her irascibl...

Main Cast:

  • JOHN HURT, BRENDA BLETHYN, PAULINE FLANAGAN, RYNAGH O'GRADY

Locations:

  • DUBLIN, VENICE
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Love and Rage

At the end of the 19th century in the western island of Achill, Agnes MacDonnell, a tough and determined English woman meets her match in the dark and mysterious James Lynchehaun who persuades her to employ him as her land agent. Despite their obvious class and age differences, a passionate and dang...

Main Cast:

  • Greta Scacchi, Daniel Craig, Stephen Dillane, Valerie Edmond, Donal Donnelly

Locations:

  • Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Isle Of Man
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The General

Based on the life of Dublin's most notorious criminal, Martin Cahill, The General follows his life from his mischievous youthful dabblings in crime to his eventual execution by a lone gunman in broad daylight in August 1994. The film illustrates his brutality as the ruthless leader of his gang as we...

Main Cast:

  • Brendan Gleeson, Jon Voigt, Adrian Dunbar, Sean Mcginley, Maria Doyle-Kennedy, Angeline Ball

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Dancing at Lughnasa

The summer of 1936 is beautiful, but Europe is on the verge of terrible change. Through that glorious summer, at the very edge of Europe, in Ballybeg, Donegal, the Mundy family shelter in their small home - five sisters, on brother and Michael, the love child of Christina, the youngest sister. The f...

Main Cast:

  • Meryl Streep, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Thompson, Kathy Burke, Brid Brennan, Rhys Ifans, Michael Gambon, Darrell Johnston

Locations:

  • Co. Wicklow
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The Boxer

Danny and Maggie have been drawn to each other since they were teenagers growing up in Belfast. Now, after 14 years in prison, former IRA member Danny returns to the neighbourhood where Maggie has managed to survive by marrying Danny's best friend and raising a son. Friends, family and IRA members w...

Main Cast:

  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Ken Scott, Gerard Mcsorley, Brian Cox

Locations:

  • Dublin
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The Last September

Danielstown is the country home of Sir Richard Naylor and his wife, Lady Myra around the time of the Irish struggle for independence. Behind the façade of set-piece dinners, tennis parties and army-camp dances, however, all know that their essentially feudal way of life is coming to an end. Lady My...

Main Cast:

  • Fiona Shaw, Lambert Wilson, Keeley Hawes, Gary Lydon, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Jane Birkin

Locations:

  • Dowth, Slane, Co. Meath
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