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Director: Brian Kirk Writer: David Haig Starring: Daniel Radcliffe as Rudyard Kipling’s son Jack, David Haig, Kim Cattrall and Carey Mulligan. BAFTA award winning. Plot: The year is 1913. War with Germany is imminent. English author Rudyard Kipling (David Haig), the British Empire’s greatest apologist, is at the peak of his literary fame. This movie […]

George Gently – BBC Series Director: Euros Lyn, Ciaran Donnelly, Starring: Bernard Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Richard Armitage Plot for Gently Go Man: Gently has a fearsome reputation, earned through his relentless approach to pursing notorious gangsters in London. And now this renowned, very individual Commander is heading to the dramatic landscape of Northumberland, where the […]

Director: Steve Bendelack Starring: Mark Gattis, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Sheen, and Liam Cunningham. Plot: The fictional world of Royston Vassey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho […]

Director: Charles Sturridge Starring: Peter O’Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Jonathan Mason and Hester Odgers. IFTA award winning Plot: Life is hard for Yorkshire miner’s son Joe Carraclough, who is beaten at school by his teacher. His only consolation is his border collie Lassie. But things get worse when the local mine is […]

Director: Mike Newell Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, David Kelly, Colm Meaney, Brendan Gleeson, Ciaran Fitzgerald and Ruaidhri Conroy. Plot: A beautiful white stallion, called Tir na nOg, appears mysteriously to a Traveller grandfather and his two grandsons in an Irish slum. The younger of the two boys is the only one who can control […]

Director: Jim Sheridan Starring: Daniel Day Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Ray McAnally, and Fiona Shaw. Double Oscar Winner in 1990. Plot: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural […]

Director: Tommy O’Haver Starring: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwis, Joanne Lumley, Minnie Driver and Vivica A. Fox. Plot: Based on Gail Carson Levine’s award winning novel, this is the story of Ella, a young woman who was given a “gift” of obedience by a fairy named Lucinda. Anything anyone tells her to do, she […]

Director: Pat O’Connor Starring: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Sophie Thompson, Brid Brennan and Rhys Ifans. Plot: Adopted from the acclaimed play by Brian Friel. A young boy tells the story of growing up in a fatherless home with his unmarried mother and four spinster aunts in 1930’s Ireland. Each of the […]

Director: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle and Mark Strong Plot: THE GUARD is a comedy-thriller set on the west coast of Ireland. An unorthodox Garda, Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) joins forces with a straight-laced FBI agent named Everett, (Don Cheadle) to take on an international drug smuggling gang in Connemara’s Gaeltacht. A murder which […]

Director: Anand Tucker Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode & Adam Scott Plot: Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, to propose to her boyfriend Jeremy on February 29, leap day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who is proposed to on a leap day must accept it. While mid-flight to Dublin, there is a storm […]