In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying to cover up that they are presently homeless. The niece enjoys romantic frolics with a soldier and a hidden guerrilla fighter. All of the principals are thrown into turmoil when one more guest arrives with considerable wit and unwanted advice
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
An African immigrant bank security guard turns the tables on Dublin’s nastiest criminals when they force him to be the “inside man” on a bank robbery
A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around, faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. With the help of an innkeeper, however, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged
Meines Vaters Pferde, 1. Teil: Lena und Nicoline (1954) — Drama – 21 January 1954 Your rating: Not rated yet! Director: Gerhard Lamprecht Stars: Eva Bartok, Curd Jürgens, Martin Benrath, Sonja Sutter, Dagmar Altrichter, Paul Bildt, Ernst Stankovski, Reinhold Schünzel, Friedrich Domin Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline Collections: Gerhard Lamprecht Genres: Drama ..
When Agnes Browne’s husband died, she discovered something amazing… Herself
Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O’Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una (Slaine Kelly) returns from Dublin, fearing the worst. Pat is not the only family member bearing the burden of a secret. The O’Briens is a modern comedy about a dysfunctional Irish family and the town ..
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man’s principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. “One Minute’s Wait” is about an little train station and glimpses into the lives of the passengers, with a series of comic setups. The third ..
Billy Connolly was, in the 1970s, a sort of Scottish Lenny Bruce, who, with devastating humour, sliced through the hypocrisies he perceived. This 1976 documentary follows the singer-comic during his 1975 Irish tour. Made in a cinema verité fashion, the performer appears to be completely unaware of the presence of the camera in his off-stage and backstage moments
In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable – until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all