A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead
A priest stationed in Tipperary, Ireland, is eager to return to Rome. Told he cannot do so until he has raised enough money for the building of a new church, he decides to open a cinema in the local town
This 2004 version of the Arthurian legend is different from the traditional, as it is loosely based on the “Sarmatian hypothesis”, formulated by C. Scott Littleton and Ann C. Thomas in 1978, which holds that the Arthurian legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend
Belfast 1972: The politically naive Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear she stands up and condemns the murders. Criticising both factions, her call for a ceasefire is interpreted as an attack against the IRA, and as her peace movement takes momentum, she and ..
Song For a Raggy Boy is a 2003 film directed by Aisling Walsh. It is based on the book of the same name by Patrick Galvin and is based on true events. The film is set in 1939, on the brink of World War II, in the St. Judes Reformatory School, a ruthless Irish school for boys. Gray, gloomy and ruled by the sadistic Brother John (Iain Glen), the school prefers punishment to rehabilitation. But ..
After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process
Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is ‘pulled’, and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him
Inspired by Terrence McNally’s Passion Play about a young gay Jesus, Corpus Christi follows a group of actors who produced the play 7 years ago in a small church and since took it across America. This documentary film tells their controversial journey
A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a ‘how to’, it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off
The Runway is inspired by the true story of a South American pilot who landed his plane near Mallow, in 1983. Against all odds, the people of the town came together to build a runway to get him home and briefly caught the imagination of the nation. It is the story of Paco, a young boy without a father who adopts the pilot and convinces the town to build a runway to get him home