The American writer Robert Drake returns to Ireland a decade after a vicious attack left him brain damaged
The film is based loosely on the life of the Irish Tenor, Josef Locke (1917-1999), played by Ned Beatty. The story revolves around an attempt by Micky O’Neill (Dunbar) to revive the fortunes of his Liverpool nightclub by promising his patrons that he will produce Josef Locke. After a series of unfortunate bookings (including, most notably, Franc Cinatra, a Sinatra impersonator), Micky books the mysterious Mr. X, a man who insists that he cannot be ..
Documentary – Recorded live at the Grand Opera House in Belfast, The Chieftains: An Irish Evening captures the beloved band performing several of their original Irish traditional/folk/pop hybrids. The program features guest appearances by Nanci Griffith and Roger Daltrey, notable ensemble pieces and solos and a brief Irish dance segment. Highlights include “Red Is the Rose,” “Full of Joy,” “Ford Econoline” and “Around the Horse and Mind the Dresser.” – Derek Bell, Jean Butler, Kevin ..
Broken hearts in Ireland. Sean is a great tenor, in semi-retirement, living in a village close to Mary, the woman he’s always loved. Mary’s aunt convinced her to marry a man for his money; he’s has recently deserted her, leaving her penniless. She and her two children, Eileen and Tad, move in with the selfish and austere aunt and are miserable. Eileen is falling in love with Fergus, a young man who’s off to Dublin ..
“This film documents an event that has never taken place…” With unprecedented access to the United Nations’ Office for Outer Space Affairs, leading space scientists and space agencies, The Visit explores humans’ first encounter with alien intelligent life and thereby humanity itself. “Our scenario begins with the arrival. Your arrival.”
Following a bad breakup, relationship councilor Cormac Kavanagh starts sleeping with his clients in a misguided attempt to reignite their passions
Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story
Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world
When small-town newspaper journalist Kevin learns of his predecessor’s horrific death, he’s surprised to find the cops aren’t investigating the murder. Helped by the dead man’s attractive girlfriend, Kevin starts digging for information — and soon finds himself caught up in a world he never imagined
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 ..