Hear My Song

Hear My Song

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 ..

The Legend of Longwood

The Legend of Longwood

When 12-year-old Mickey Miller moves from New York to Ireland, she soon discovers a link between herself and the 300-year-old legend of the mysterious Black Knight, who regularly haunts the sleepy Irish village. With courage and a sharp mind, she sets out to save a precious herd of white horses and to thwart the evil plans of a greedy, ambitious woman

Sarah, Plain and Tall – Winter’s End

Sarah, Plain and Tall – Winter’s End

The third installment of the Sarah trilogy provides a glorious and touching story of a family drawn together by adversity. On a cold winter day a stranger shows up at the farm. He is slow to reveal his identity. When they find out he is Jacobs father, John Witting, thought long ago dead, hard questions about the past are difficult to get answered

Rawhead Rex

Rawhead Rex

Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex’s cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it

The Front Line

The Front Line

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

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Charlie ‘s got a ‘job’ to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie’s friend doesn’t get very far, so Charlie takes over the ‘job’. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal a fortune in gold and escape in the chaos

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 ..

Dreams of a Life

Dreams of a Life

A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn’t discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life – not even a photograph

The Labèque way

The Labèque way

Part classical, part avant-garde, part flamenco, the legendary piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèque are almost impossible to label. The Labèque way follows the unique pianists as they trace their Spanish roots playing Ravel’s Bolero accomplishing with Basque percussion, premiering a daring new concert they had been commissioned, and taking part in the most diverse artistic and personal adventures. Featuring friends and collaborators as Sir Simon Rattle, Semyon Bichkov and Alessandro Baricco among others, the ..

The Looking Glass

A troubled young man living with his pregnant girlfriend finds his world turned upside down when his girlfriend’s mother arrives and seems to know all of his darkest secrets and fears