Dead Bodies

Dead Bodies

 The return of a vengeful ex-girlfriend sets into motion a series of gruesome events for a hapless Irish bachelor in director Robert Quinn’s grim black comedy. Tommy (Andrew Scott) had thought he had seen the last of Jean (Katy Davis) after their recent breakup, but when she returns to stake her claim on Tommy’s apartment, the confrontation that ensues makes their previous quarrels look petty by comparison. After leaving the apartment in the head of ..

Gobshite

Gobshite

Slightly demented English gangster steals an Irish Pub in order to set up his ultimate score. Problems arise when the rightful owners of the pub put up more of a fight than he bargains for

Once

Once

The Guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad’s Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. The Girl is a Czech who plays piano when she gets a chance, and does odd jobs by day and takes care of her mom and her daughter by night

Avalanche Express

Avalanche Express

CIA agent Harry Wargrave (Marvin) is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov (Shaw), a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the “Atlantic Express”. During the journey they must survive attacks by terrorists and an avalanche, all planned by Russian spy-catcher Nikolai Bunin (Schell)

No Resting Place

No Resting Place

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 ..

Essential Killing

Essential Killing

Captured by the US military in Afghanistan, Mohammed is transferred to a secret black site in Eastern Europe for interrogation, where he manages to escape

Cherrybomb

Cherrybomb

Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can’t get off the wild ride they’ve set in motion

Borstal Boy

Borstal Boy

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan’s experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist is arrested and imprisoned in an East Anglia Borstal. There he is forced to live with his would-be enemies, an experience that profoundly changes his life