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Kissing Candice

Aoife McArdle, 102 minutes, 2017

This atmospheric, hallucinatory drama about youth at risk in small-town Ireland represents an auspicious feature debut for Northern Irish director Aoife McArdle, who brings to the cinema screen the dynamic visual sense she honed through working on celebrated music videos.…


Aideen Barry, 67 minutes, 2022

Klostės — Folds or Pleats — is a black and white, non-verbal feature film created by the people of Kaunas, Lithuania, together with Irish artist and filmmaker, Aideen Barry. The film, which was inspired by Kaunas Architectural Modernism and the…


Cathal Black, 87 minutes, 1994

Adapted from a short story by John McGahern, teenager Eamon (Andrew Scott) spends his last summer before leaving home with his father, eel fisherman John Doyle (Donal Donnelly). Tensions over fishing rights arise with neighbour Ben Moran (Vass Anderson), an…


Enrico Pau, 97 minutes, 2015

Set in Sardinia, during the bombardment of World War II, Annetta is an Accabadora, a woman who helps people die with dignity, a practice existing in Sardinia until the 1950s. She searches for acceptance and love with a deep desire…


Robert Higgins,
Patrick McGivney, 98 minutes, 2022

Following a violent attack on a night out, Cian O’Reilly (Éanna Hardwicke), a promising young Gaelic footballer, sustains a life-changing injury. Cian, a young farmer, had been happy with his lot: working contentedly alongside his father (Lorcan Cranitch) on the…


Colin Gregg, 110 minutes, 1985

Michael Lamb (Liam Neeson) is an idealistic young Brother in a west of Ireland reformatory, ill at ease with the brutal regime under which the young inmates live. The recent death of his father and his growing anger at the…

The Last Bus Home

Johnny Gogan, 93 minutes, 1997

Set during Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Ireland in 1979 The Last Bus Home tells the story of a bunch of Dublin youths brought together through their shared rejection of the religious celebrations.  Punk and aspiring entrepreneur Reena…

The Last of the High Kings

David Keating, 95 minutes, 1996

A feel-good coming-of-age film based on the popular novel by Ferdia Mac Anna set in 1977 Dublin, The Last of the High Kings casts a young Jared Leto as a Dublin teenager. Leto plays Frankie Griffin, a rock ‘n’ roll…

The Last Right

Aoife Crehan, 106 minutes, 2019

A comedy-drama road movie telling the story of a man bringing the body of someone he barely knows for burial with his family. His good intentions are motivated by trying to patch up his relationship with his own brother. However,…

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