Based on the stage play Passages from Finnegans Wake which in itself is based on random passages from Finnegans Wake, Mary Ellen Bute’s adaptation is a comical avant-garde black and white kaleidoscope about a man named Finnegan who dreams about his wake and then wakes up from his dream so the “wake” has a double meaning. Now you don’t have to read 1400 pages unless you want to
After running over a woman and speeding off, an upper class man allows a deck of cards decide his fate as his behaviour grows increasingly erratic
Oliver Nolan, a volatile homeless man, wanders the streets of Dublin City during the Christmas period. After an unusual encounter with an evangelist, Oliver believes he is sent on a mission from God to clean up society. When he saves a disaffected young boy named Tommy from some local bullies an unlikely friendship is formed. Oliver soon learns that Tommy’s mother is an addict and his uncle Rudyard is a local drug dealer, and takes ..
Judith Hearn is a middle-aged spinster earning a living by giving piano lessons in 1950s Dublin, Ireland. She falls in love with a shady hotel owner who, in turn, decides to exploit her as far as he can
A married couple’s relationship begins to fall apart as their 10th wedding anniversary approaches
Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the bitter-and-twisted who all think that, really, they deserve to be somewhere else. They all think they’re there by accident and that, with a little luck, life is going to get better. Wrong, ..
A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital
Set in 1990’s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son
The plot revolves around the lives of three different men named David, who are about to take a step which is going to change their lives forever
Two paranormal scientists attempt to document a spirit who lives at Hillside House. They find the murderer of a young boy, whose ghost is still alive. What they do not realize is that by discovering the murderer, they may be one step closer two people are becoming ghosts