Jacqueline is the daughter of Belfast shipyard worker Mike McNeil. The worker’s worth is compromised by his crippling fear of heights. Dismissed from his job, he finds solace in the bottle. All seems hopeless until Jacqueline breaks through her father’s self-imposed gloom and helps him to regenerate. An adaptation of the novel ‘A Grand Man’, by Catherine Cookson
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his drama is set in rural Ireland. Believing that “a man is measured by his enemies”, Harry Maloney (‘Colm Meany’ ) sets out to ruin George O’Flaherty – the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most of the businesses in the area, but is also the local matchmaker. When Harry’s son Gus(Cillian Murphy) – upon whom Harry regularly heaps abuse (mostly mental and verbal) – falls for the ..
An Awfully Big Adventure is a 1995 drama film about a theatre company in Liverpool, set in 1947 and based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Beryl Bainbridge
Documentary filmmaker Amy Berg investigates the life of 30-year pedophile Father Oliver O’Grady and exposes the corruption inside the Catholic Church that allowed him to abuse countless children. Victims’ stories and a disturbing interview with O’Grady offer a view into the troubled mind of the spiritual leader who moved from parish to parish gaining trust … all the while betraying so many
Paul Maxwell plays Craig Owen, an incarcerated criminal whose cellmate holds the secret to the valuable contents within a safe deposit box. When the cellmate dies, Owen breaks out of jail in search of the stash. Unable to open the box, the fugitive abducts Linda (Felicity Young), the dead man’s daughter. Tension mounts as the girl plays for time to prevent her own demise
Headrush is a crime comedy about two disillusioned youths, struggling through a haze of cannabis, who hope to solve all their problems by smuggling a consignement of drugs for a local gangster. It’s set in the present day in Dublin, Ireland against the backdrop of the end of the Celtic Tiger: the bursting of the bubble of this economy boom that’s supposed to have done wonders for us all
Unimpressive, 24-year-old virgin, Eamonn (Kris Marshall) lives in Belfast with his mother, during the Troubles. Local girl, Mary Malloy (Tara O’Neil) decides that since she has probably slept with every man in town Eamonn should be next on her list. He proves to be quite a catch… and Mary gets pregnant even though she took precautions. A doctor discovers that Eamonn has a very high sperm count and, with the birth rate in Ireland decreasing, ..
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 search for truth and redemption, Madie and Jim stumble upon something more sinister. Shot in different formats, in colour and black and white, fragments of ..
Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple’s secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn