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When Brendan Met Trudy

Brendan, teacher, baritone and movie buff meets Trudy in a Dublin pub and for the first time in his adult life discovers fun. The relationship brings him to places he's never known - and the sex is glorious! Then Brendan discovers that Trudy is in fact a burglar and not the pre-school teacher she cl...

Main Cast:

  • Peter McDonald, Flora Montgomery, Maynard Eziashi, Eileen Walsh, Pat Kinevane, Terry Byrne

Locations:

  • Dublin
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On The Nose

Plagued with financial strains, ex-gambler Brendan (Robbie Coltrane) works in a prestigious medical college but his luck changes when he makes an amazing discovery - a preserved head with an uncanny knack for picking the winning horse! As his daughter's future depends on the necessary cash to attend...

Main Cast:

  • Can Aykroyd, Robbie Coltrane, Brenda Blethyn, Eanna MacLiam, Zara Turner

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Disco Pigs

Speaking in their own unique language, Pig is the King and Runt the Queen of the magical Pork City. Born on the same day and living next to each other has made them the best of friends, but on the eve of their 17th birthdays, their love stumbles towards a crises, threatening to destroy the private u...

Main Cast:

  • Elaine Cassidy, Cillian Murphy, Sarah Gallagher, Charles Bark, Eleanor Methven, Eoghan Harris, Brian F. O'Byrne, Geraldine O'Rawe

Locations:

  • Dublin, Cork, Wicklow
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Borstal Boy

Brendan Behan, as a sixteen year old Irish republican, sets off on a bombing mission from Ireland to Liverpool during the Second World War. His mission is thwarted when he is apprehended, charged and imprisoned in Borstal, a reform institution for young offenders in East Anglia in England. Forced to...

Main Cast:

  • Shawn Hatosy, Michael York, Danny Dyer, Ian McElhinny, Robin Laing, Eva Birthistle

Locations:

  • Kildare, Ireland
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Black Day at Black Rock

This satirical drama chronicles an extraordinary day in the life of a small Irish village, Black Rock. When the population is surprised by the news that they are to be home to thirty asylum seekers, very soon the whole place is in turmoil. A town meeting is planned but there is little time for those...

Main Cast:

  • Don Wycherly, Julie Hale, Tom Hickey, Pauline McLynn, Jasmine Russell, Anna Manahan

Locations:

  • Co. Meath
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Peaches

A unique insight into the secret world of a group of young men - PEACHES is a slang term for women. If only Frank (Matthew Rhys) had a notion of how to win them over? This however fails to dampen his supposed exploits as he thrills his best friends (Johnny and Pete) with fables of his conquests. Whe...

Main Cast:

  • Matthew Rhys, Kelly Reilly, Justin Salinger, Matthew Dunster, Sophie Okonedo

Locations:

  • Dublin, London
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The Most Fertile Man in Ireland

A romantic, libidinous ride through the sexual politics of a funky, new Northern Ireland - a world where men are fast becoming obsolete. Eamonn is the last gasp for Irish masculinity and, as a new century begins, he might just be man enough to save the world......

Main Cast:

  • Kris Marshall, James Nesbitt, Bronagh Gallagher, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Kenneth Cranham, Olivia Nash, Tara Lynn O'Neill
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Country

Country centres on the lives of three men; Frank Murphy and his sons, Con and Jack. When Frank's sister-in-law returns from London she brings with her an emotional warmth that boys and Frank had forgotten existed. Their evolving relationships takes place against the background of fierce tensions bet...

Main Cast:

  • Dean Pritchard, Des Cave, Lisa Harrow, Pat Laffan, Gary Lydon, Marcella Plunkett.
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Conamara

A dramatic story unfolds against the backdrop of everyday life in the remote landscape of Conamara in the west of Ireland where Maria lives with her husband and daughter. Her dull marriage is shaken when an old flame arrives from Germany and a new business venture changes everything. Eventually she ...

Main Cast:

  • Andreas Schmidt, Ellen Ten Damme, Darragh Kelly, Mairtin Jamsie, Garret Keogh, Maighread Conneely, Rosaleen Linehan

Locations:

  • Galway
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Not Afraid, Not Afraid

Left by her husband of 25 years and convinced she is dying of cancer, Paula decides to embark on an obsessive quest: first poisoning her wayward husband and then killing herself! Her Downs Syndrome grandson, Thomas, decides to accompany her and the film charts their growing friendship with caustic h...

Main Cast:

  • Dianne Wiest, Jack Davenport, Miriam Margoyles
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