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TIDE ON THE TURN
This up-beat film designed to attract foreign industry to Ireland applauds Taoiseach Sean Lemass for selling Ireland to... Read More
The second in a trilogy of Bergman films on religious faith, Winter Light takes place one stark afternoon in a Swedish village where Tomas Ericsson, a widowed pastor (Gunnar Björnstrand) struggles to preside over his dwindling congregation.
Enduring his own... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.30
A haunting elegy set in the aftermath of World War I, Frantz is another successful change of pace for the prolific and versatile François Ozon (Swimming Pool, 8 Women, Potiche).
Mourning the death in battle of her fiancé Frantz, Anna... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
Exclusively at IFI.
★★★★ – Time Out
Provincial café proprietor Li (Fan Bingbing) is striving for legal representation in her complicated case against her husband – they conspired to get a ‘fake’ divorce in order to secure their dream... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00 | 20.30
★★★★ – The Irish Times ★★★★ – The Guardian
Opulent, erotic and replete with exquisite period detail and sly narrative trickery, The Handmaiden is everything we have come to expect from director Chan-wook Park (Oldboy, Thirst, Stoker) who... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.50
★★★★★ – Telegraph ★★★★ – Irish Times
Aki Kaurismäki, the Finnish master of deadpan humour, tackles the immigration crisis in his inimitable fashion. In the years since Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989), Kaurismäki has refined his signature style... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00 | 16.20 | 20.45
This film closes on Thursday, June 22nd
★★★★ – Irish Times ★★★★ – Guardian
The first international co-production for Studio Ghibli, the world-renowned Japanese animation studio responsible for modern classics such as Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away and Ponyo, is... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.30 | 16.10 | 20.20
Few filmmakers today have collective action as central to their vision as Ken Loach. Consistently pitting his characters against the system, they brush up against others in similar predicaments and together realise their strength.
The Angels’ Share sees ex-con Robbie... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 11.00
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