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One Hundred Mornings

Conor Horgan, 85 minutes, 2009

Turning the stripped-down necessities of low-budget filmmaking to his advantage, director Conor Horgan in his feature debut creates a minimalist but handsome post-apocalyptic drama unrelenting in its grim vision of people scrambling over one another to stay alive. Jonathan (Ciaran…

Ooops 2: The Adventure Continues

Sean McCormack,
Toby Genkel, 85 minutes, 2020

Life in an Ark with 50,000 others has many dangers: icebergs, unwelcome visitors, storms, woodworm and a very fragile truce between carnivores and herbivores. All hopes are pinned on a dove dispatched into the wild in search of land. The…

Ordinary Decent Criminal

Thaddeus O'Sullivan , 100 minutes, 2000

The life of infamous Dublin gangster Martin Cahill had already been given the biopic treatment in John Boorman’s 1998 The General; here Thaddeus O’Sullivan turns Cahill into the fictional Michael Lynch (Kevin Spacey) and transforms the story into a piece…

Ordinary Love

Lisa Barros D'Sa
Glenn Leyburn, 91 minutes, 2019

This film was released on 6th December 2019  and is no longer screening. Retired Belfast couple Joan (Lesley Manville) and Tom (Liam Neeson) have, over the years, learned to live with the death of their teenage daughter. Their existence is…

The Other Lamb

Malgorzata Szumowska, 97 minutes, 2019

Life in her cloistered, self-sufficient commune is the only life Selah has ever known. She has grown up cut off from modern society in a remote forest commune with a band of young women who are presided over by a…

The Other Side of Sleep

Rebecca Daly, 93 minutes, 2011

Following a series of stylised and distinctive shorts, director Rebecca Daly here makes her feature debut with this dreamlike vision of an isolated and paranoid young girl. Transformed by past traumas into a chronic sleepwalker, Arlene Kelly’s (Antonia Campbell-Hughes) fragile…

Out Of Here

Donal Foreman, 80 minutes, 2013

Made with a quiet authenticity that belies its nature as fiction, Out Of Here tells the story of a generation through its central figure of Ciaran (Fionn Walton) and his restlessness upon returning to Ireland after a year of travelling.…

The Outcasts

Robert Wynne-Simmons, 104 minutes, 1982

Set in rural, pre-famine Ireland, a time when poverty and magic were accepted as facts of life, this is the haunting tale of a young girl's discovery of her own powers through a 'a wild, ungodly man' and the passage…

Papi Chulo

John Butler, 98 minutes, 2018

In Los Angeles, the perfect world of gay TV weatherman Sean (Matt Bomer) is shaken with the end of a significant relationship and a very public on-air meltdown. Forced to take time off, he fills his empty days and his…

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