Irish Film Institute -A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL


Director: ENZO D’ALÒ

89 mins, Luxembourg-Italy-Ireland-UK-Latvia-Estonia-Germany, 2023, Digital

Based on the novel by Roddy Doyle, this colourful and warm-hearted animation centres on Mary, a spirited 11 year old who loves cooking at home with her Nana. 

While her two older brothers think of nothing but dinner, football, and going to Bohs matches at Dalymount Park, Mary dreams of being a great chef, encouraged by her gran. When her gran’s health starts to fail, the women of the household travel through the older woman’s past, addressing family history and memories. Voicecast includes Brendan Gleeson, Sharon Horgan, Rosaleen Linehan, Charlene McKenna, and Mia O’Connor as Mary. 


IFI Family Screening & Young Audience Q&A, Sunday June 30th, 11am

Bohs fan Roddy Doyle will be on hand to answer questions from young audience members, after the screening. Wear your Bohs jersey and be in with a chance of winning a free family ticket to IFI.

Join us for what is sure to be a fun event with this brand new animation.


Family Ticket pricing: Individual €6.80 / Family (4 people) €20.80

Notes by Alicia McGivern

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