Director: jim sheridan

Director Jim Sheridan will introduce this film.

One of the prescribed titles for Junior Cycle English is this magical, semi-autobiographical tale of loss and redemption by Jim Sheridan. After the death of their brother, ten-year-old aspiring filmmaker Christy and her younger sister Ariel emigrate to Manhattan, New York with their artistic mother and stage-acting father. Based around real-life events, we follow the family as they try to make a home in this harsh, new environment and find hope after tragedy.

Ireland/UK • 2003 • Drama • 105min
Director: Jim Sheridan.

IFI – March 9, 10.30am.

These screenings are part of the 2016 Spring/Summer Schools programme.

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