Monday 6th March 7.30pm Falling pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena (Judi Dench) was sent to the convent of Roscrea to be looked after as a “fallen woman”. When her baby was only a toddler, he was taken away by the nuns for adoption in America. Philomena spent the next fifty years searching for him but with […]
Stephen Frears directs this comedy drama, based on the book by the best-selling author Roddy Doyle. A tender tale of male friendship, swimming in grease and stained with ketchup.
Film makers have avoided the Irish Famine, but the Irish director Lance Daly has grasped the nettle and his epic thriller Black ’47 is set against the backdrop of the Great Hunger in the style of a revenge western.
“The Wind that Shakes the Barley”