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The Witness

A junior officer at the Hague Tribunal of Justice, Vince is young and ambitious. Nikola Radin (“the General”) was a highranking officer in the Yugoslav Army. When the wars in Socialist Yugoslavia started, he resigned his post and disappeared into his remote ancestral homeland.

Main Cast:

  • Pádraic Delaney, Bruno Ganz, Gary Whelan, Marthe Keller

Locations:

  • Dublin
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The Surprise

An eccentric multi-millionaire signs an agreement to have his life ended. While selecting his coffin he meets a young woman who has signed up for the same arrangement. Trouble ensues when the couple fall in love and wish to get out of the contract.

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Main Cast:

  • Jeroen van Koningsbrugge, Georgina Verbaan, Jan Decleir
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L'Accabadora

Set in Sardinia, during the bombardment of World War II, Annetta is an Accabadora, a woman who helps people die with dignity, a practice existing in Sardinia until the 1950s. She searches for acceptance and love with a deep desire to change her destiny: living alone with death, a path written in ...

Main Cast:

  • Donatella Finocchiaro, Barry Ward, Carolina Crescentini
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11 Minutes

This story follows the same 11 minutes in the lives of several different characters representing aspects of modern society: a sexy actress, a Hollywood film director, an old painter, a hot-dog vendor, a promiscuous courier, a young percussionist, a jealous husband, a boy who doesn’t know hi...

Main Cast:

  • Richard Dormer, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Paulina Chapko

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Cherry Tree

Faith is in a bad place. Her Dad, Sean, is ill - she fears he is dying and is haunted by the prospect of a life alone. Faith confides in her teacher and sports coach Sissy – who tells her she can cure Sean but there’s a price she must pay.

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Main Cast:

  • Anna Walton, Naomi Battrick, Sam Hazeldine

Locations:

  • Cork
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Pursuit

A road movie and thriller, inspired by Irish folk legend, Pursuit is a tale of love, betrayal and revenge, and the pursuit of a life beyond crime, bondage and a shattered dream.

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Main Cast:

  • Ruth Bradley, Liam Cunningham, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Ward, Owen Roe, Don Wycherley, David Pearse, Dara Devaney, Dónall Ó Héalaí

Locations:

  • Dublin, Galway
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Viva

Jesus, an eighteen-year-old Cuban is lost and struggling to realize his true identity. Unsure of himself or his future direction, he works at a local Havana drag club where he entertains dreams of becoming a performer whilst earning his money through hustling. At home he finds solace listening to...

Main Cast:

  • Hector Medina, Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García, Mark O’Halloran, Laura Alemán
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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the story of a young woman, Eilis who moves from small town Ireland to Brooklyn, NY where, unlike home, she has the opportunity for work and for a future - and love, in the form of Italian-American, Tony.  When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she f...

Main Cast:

  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Domhnall Gleeson
  • Emory Cohen
  • Jim Broadbent
  • Julie Walters

Locations:

  • Wexford, Dublin, Wicklow
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Mammal

Mammal is the compelling and unorthodox story of a woman who has lost her son in tragic circumstances and the relationship she develops with a homeless youth.

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Main Cast:

  • Rachel Griffiths, Barry Keoghan, Michael McElhatton

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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Room

Told through the eyes of five-year-old-Jack, Room is a thrilling and emotional tale that celebrates the resilience and power of the human spirit. To Jack, Room is the world.... It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and le...

Main Cast:

  • Brie Larson
  • Jacob Tremblay
  • Joan Allen
  • William H. Macey
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