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Broth of a Boy

George Pollock, 77 minutes, 1959

Absurdities mount up in this freewheeling 1950s comedy about impulsive TV producer Tony (Tony Wright) and his efforts to produce a show about Patrick Farrell (Barry Fitzgerald), a man who claims to be the oldest person in the world Much…


Karl Golden, 94 minutes, 2019

A homeless man searching for his lost dog forges an unexpected bond with a young boy.


Brian Folan, 94 minutes, 2019

A young mother and her son flee an abusive husband in the middle of the night only to find themselves trapped in their car in a field with a homicidal bull.


Rachel Fitzgerald, 94 minutes, 2019

A puppet grows tormented at the hands of her manipulator.

Build Something Modern

Nicky Gogan, Paul Rowley, 70 minutes, 2011

Following on from Seaview, which examined the experience of asylum seekers living in the former Butlin’s holiday camp at Mosney, Nicky Gogan and Paul Rowley’s second film, Build Something Modern, similarly uses a distinct visual language as a tool to…


David Magnier, 6 minutes, 2019

A young man throws himself off a lighthouse to end it all, but it's only the beginning.

The Butcher

Vince Murray, Naoimh Reilly, 10 minutes, 2019

Retired butcher Joe Williams runs a boxing club in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick. He trains boxers from both settled and traveller communities. In a dying town where most of the buildings are empty, the boxing club is one of the few…

The Butcher Boy

Neil Jordan, 110 minutes, 1997

Neil Jordan's twisted version of a coming of age story, The Butcher Boy brings the viewer into the bizarre world of Francie Brady (Eamonn Owens). With an alcoholic father (Stephen Rea) and suicidal mother (Aisling O’Sullivan) at home, Francie lives…


Cathal Black, 36 minutes, 2015

In Butterfly, Leonard (Denis Conway), a lonely probation officer, estranged from his wife, is faced with the difficult task of writing a report on Teri (Antonia Campbell-Hughes), a mercurial young graphic designer with convictions for minor theft. Teri’s cooperation or…

Butterfly City

Olga Černovaitė, 95 minutes, 2017

The Lithuanian town of Visaginas is just forty years old but already it faces an uncertain future. Created to service a nuclear power plant which showcased the wonders of Soviet technology to the West, the city floundered with its closure following the disintegration of the USSR. The inhabitants,…

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