Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie’s siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie’s Northern Irish father makes his ..
- Irish FilmWe 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