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Moscow Never Sleeps

One city. One day. Five people whose lives will change forever. This multi-narrative drama dives headlong into the volatile intersections of contemporary Moscow and the intimate lives of five people: a businessman whose company has been raided by powerful bureaucrats; a teenager neglected by her ...

Main Cast:

  • Yuro Stoyanov, Mikhail Efremov, Evgenia Brik, Elena Babenko, Elena Safonova, Alexey Serebriakov, Oleg Dolin, Lubov Novikova
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Get Up and Go

Coilin and Alex are part of Dublin’s bohemian underworld of musicians, artists and comedians, who eschew hard work in favour of changing the world. But over the course of twenty-four hours of degradation, they are forced to look the real world in the eye for the first time in years.

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Main Cast:

  • Peter Coonan, Killian Scott, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Sara Lloyd-Gregory

Locations:

  • Dublin
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The Canal

Cinema archivist David Williams lives with his wife, Alice, and their five-year-old son, Billy. All seems well until David begins to suspect that Alice is cheating on him. His anxiety is compounded by a bizarre coincidence at work: cataloguing a film reel from 1902, he learns that his home was th...

Main Cast:

  • Rupert Evans, Antonia Cambell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra, Steve Oram

Locations:

  • Dublin
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School Life

For years John and Amanda Leyden have become legends teaching Reading ‘Rithmetic and Rock ‘n Roll to young pupils at Headfort School, an enchanting 18th century Hogwarts-like boarding school in Ireland. The pace is hectic and the mood infectious as the eccentric couple work their magi...

Locations:

  • Kells, Co Meath, Ireland
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The Belly of the Whale

After breaking free from his foster home, feral teenager Joey Moody returns to Laytown, a rural Irish town just over the horizon, in a bid to reclaim his family’s caravan park and salvage his friendship with his best mate and drinking partner Lanks.

Meanwhile, on a mission to find t...

Main Cast:

  • Pat Shortt
  • Lewis MacDougall
  • Michael Smiley
  • Lauren Kinsella
  • Art Parkinson
  • Peter Coonan

Locations:

  • North County Dublin, Ireland
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Out of Here

After a year travelling the world, twentysomething Ciaran reluctantly returns to his hometown of Dublin, broke and stuck living with his parents. As he struggles to reconnect with the ex-girlfriend that he left behind and the friends and social scene that have moved on without him, Ciaran leads us t...

Main Cast:

  • Fionn Walton, Aoife Duffin, Annabell Rickerby, Dan Bergin, Gina Moxley, Arthur Riordan, Dean Kavanagh

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Jimmy's Hall

In 1921, Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in Ireland. It was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream . . . but above all, to dance and have fun. Jimmy’s Hall celebrates the spirit of these free thinkers....

Main Cast:

  • Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Jim Norton, Andrew Scott, Brían F. O'Byrne

Locations:

  • Leitrim, Sligo
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Gold

Twelve years ago, Ray left town after his childhood sweetheart, Alice, dumped him, taking their daughter away from him. Now he must return home at the request of his ailing father, who wishes to see his granddaughter before it’s too late. But things take a turn for the absurd when Ray realises his...

Main Cast:

  • James Nesbitt, David Wilmot, Kerry Condon, Maisie Williams
  • Niall Byrne

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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Get Up & Go

Written and directed by Brendan Grant (Tonight Is Cancelled, Totally Frank) the film chronicles an action-packed 24 hours in the lives of frustrated Dublin dreamers Alexander (Peter Coonan) and Coilin (Killian Scott). At the wrong end of their twenties and with their long-cherished hopes of artistic...

Main Cast:

  • Peter Coonan, Killian Scott, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Sara Lloyd-Gregory

Locations:

  • Dublin
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Frank

A wannabe musician, Jon, discovers he’s bitten off more than he can chew when he joins a band of eccentric pop performers led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank and his terrifying sidekick, Clara....

Main Cast:

  • Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Michael Fassbender

Locations:

  • Dublin, Wicklow
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