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The Box

Adam Collins, 10 minutes, 2016

Driving down a dark country road, Niall picks up a strange man who's cradling a mysterious cardboard box.

The Boxer

Jim Sheridan, 113 minutes, 1997

An intense performance from Daniel Day-Lewis, here partnered with Emily Watson, returns Sheridan (and co-scriptwriter Terry George) to The Troubles in The Boxer. Unsettled by the more vicious attacks on In the Name of the Father, and the insistence of…

Boy Eats Girl

Stephen Bradley, 80 minutes, 2005

Straddling a divide between horror and American teen films, Boy Eats Girl has director Stephen Bradley unleash a plague of zombies on the hormonal students of a suburban Dublin school. Brought back from the dead after an accidental death, lovelorn…

The Boy from Mercury

Martin Duffy, 87 minutes, 1996

A nostalgic look at 1960s Ireland, The Boy from Mercury has Flash Gordon-loving boy Harry (James Hickey) cope with his father’s death through a conviction, acquired from his beloved science-fiction, that he is an alien from Mercury. Believing his real…

The Boy in the Bubble

Kealan O'Rourke, 8 minutes, 2011

Obsessed with magic and the supernatural, lovelorn Rupert casts a spell to protect himself from emotions after his first relationship falls apart. Unaware of the dangers of magic, his spell traps him in a bubble that separates him from the…

Boy Saint

Tom Speers, 7 minutes, 2018

Two adolescent boys become aware of their budding sexuality. Based on a poem by Peter LaBerge.

The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey, 94 minutes, 2017

The Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon animation studio (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) returns with another Oscar-nominated triumph; directed by Nora Twomey – co-director of Kells – The Breadwinner is a beautifully realised ode to resilience under oppression and…

Breakfast on Pluto

Neil Jordan, 128 minutes, 2005

Returning to the boundless imagination of The Butcher Boy novelist Pat McCabe, Jordan here recreates Ireland’s turbulent 1970s as an odyssey of gender-bending possibility, courtesy of the irrepressible, cross-dressing Patrick ‘Kitten’ Braden (Cillian Murphy). Abandoned on a doorstep as a…

Breakfast Wine

Iain Fitzgibbon, 12 minutes, 2013

Two alcoholics (Dylan Moran and David Pearse) have their morning drink interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious, embittered woman (Ruth Bradley) in this fast-talking short. Wit and dark humour feature throughout, with Pat Shortt also lending his comic talents…

Breast Friends

Eleanor Rogers , 18 minutes, 2018

A young driven female relay runner begins to question her sexuality when a new member joins the team. Available as part of a curated series of shorts GAZE on Tour 2018.

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