The Escapist

The Escapist

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined he make peace with her before it’s too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists – misfits with a mutual dislike for one other but united by their desire to escape their hell hole of an existence

The Van

The Van

Set in “Barrytown”, a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. “Bimbo” Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland’s surprising success at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, their business starts off well, but the relationship between the two friends soon becomes strained as Bimbo behaves more like a typical boss

Song o’ My Heart

Song o’ My Heart

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 ..

Passages from James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake

Passages from James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake

Based on the stage play Passages from Finnegans Wake which in itself is based on random passages from Finnegans Wake, Mary Ellen Bute’s adaptation is a comical avant-garde black and white kaleidoscope about a man named Finnegan who dreams about his wake and then wakes up from his dream so the “wake” has a double meaning. Now you don’t have to read 1400 pages unless you want to

Gorgo

Gorgo

Never take a baby from his mother. You’ll see why in this action-packed monster thriller as young Gorgo, a creature from the sea, is relocated to London from Ireland, with rampaging mommy-dearest not far behind

The Queen of Ireland

The Queen of Ireland

Panti Bliss is many things: part glamorous aunt, part Jessica Rabbit, she’s a wittily incisive performer with charisma to burn who is regarded as one of the best drag queens in the business. Created by Rory O’Neill, Panti is also an accidental activist and in her own words ‘a court jester, whose duty is to say the un-sayable’. Over the last few years Rory has become a figurehead for LGBT rights in Ireland and since ..

The Boxer

The Boxer

Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer

The Knackery

The Knackery

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 ..

Images

Images

Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality