Natan

Natan

Natan tells the remarkable story of Bernard Natan, a Romanian immigrant who came to Paris in 1905 and was involved almost immediately with French cinema. He took control of the Pathe film group in the late 1920s and went on to produce epic films such as Les Miserables. But Natan has become largely written out of French film history for various different reasons. I will not go into details here as the story is an ..

The Big Red One

The Big Red One

A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and France, ending in a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia where they face the true horror of war

An Everlasting Piece

An Everlasting Piece

Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O’Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig salesman, known as the Scalper (Billy Connolly), to sell them his leads, the two embark on a series of house calls

I Was Happy Here

I Was Happy Here

Cass followed the bright lights to London and was quickly disillusioned. She met and married Doctor Langdon, but soon realised she wanted to return to her home by the sea, and to her first love, Colin

Welcome to the Irish Film Database

Welcome to the Irish Film Database

We love Irish film. In fact we love Irish film so much that we have decided to create a database of films produced and filmed on the island of Ireland. Image from The Secret of Kells © Cartoon Saloon

Waveriders

Waveriders

Previously untold story of the unlikely Irish roots of the worldwide surfing phenomenom

Ulysses

Ulysses

Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom’s day, illuminated by a funeral and an evening of drinking and revelry that stirs paternal feelings toward Stephen, ends with a rapprochement with Molly, his earthy wife

Ondine

Ondine

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net believing her to be a mermaid

A Nightingale Falling

A Nightingale Falling

Set against a backdrop of a turbulent, war-torn Ireland in the early 1920’s, this is a story of three people and the unfolding events from a crucial time in their extradionary and tragic lives

David

David

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