Set in the very near future, The Knackery is the latest hard hitting feature film from Belfast’s leading independent production house, Yellow Fever Productions (makers of the award winning Battle Of The Bone). All is not as it seems on the country’s most watched family game-show… Reality television has taken things to the extreme and given the public, The Knackery, a show where six contestants fight for the grand prize of ‘one million pounds’. To ..
A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband’s inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife
Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn’t run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads head south on a road trip in the hope of seeing a man about a dog. Foul-mouthed and funny, Man About Dog is full of great craic
By vividly recounting the TT’s legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man’s unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary discovers why modern TT riders still risk their lives to win the world’s most dangerous race. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made ..
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
An overzealous priest returns to his home town and ends up battling against his brother for the heart of the locals
“Bull” McCabe’s family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing much in the name of the land. When the widow who owns the field decides to sell it in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. While no local dare bid against him, a wealthy American decides he requires the field to build a highway. “Bull” and his son decide they must try to convince the American to let go of his ..
Faith’s world is turned upside down after she finds out that her beloved father is dying. When the mysteriously alluring Sissy Young becomes her field hockey coach, Faith finds a compassionate spirit and much-needed mother figure. Little does she know that Sissy is the head of a centuries-old witches’ coven that uses the fruit of an ancient cherry tree in a secret ritual that restores life to the dead and dying. Offering to cure her ..
The brilliant British documentary filmmaker Paul Rotha made his feature-film debut with 1950’s No Resting Place. Filmed on location in Ireland, the film is a lightly fictionalized study of that country’s itinerant workmen. Michael Gough plays tinker Alec Kyle, whose life is thrown into turmoil when he accidentally kills a man. Kyle spends the rest of the film evading Guard Mannigan (Noel Purcell), a civil servant who relies on instinct rather than scientific deduction to ..
A police inspector (Donald Sinden) tracks down Russian anarchist Peter the Painter (Peter Wyngarde) and his gang in circa-1911 London