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Eanna MacLiam

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Boxed  2002  2.2 ★ 78 mins Drama Rated: NR
Religion and politics collide in this searing morality tale about novice priest Father Brendan (Tom Murphy), who's taken to hear the final confession of a suspected Irish Republican Army informer before his execution. But the pacifist young cleric balks when he learns that the sacrament he's been summoned to administer will pave the way for the condemned man's death. Jim Norton, Darragh Kelly and Catherine Cusack also star.


Boxed  2002  2.2 ★ 78 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Religion and politics collide in this searing morality tale about novice priest Father Brendan (Tom Murphy), who's taken to hear the final confession of a suspected Irish Republican Army informer before his execution. But the pacifist young cleric balks when he learns that the sacrament he's been summoned to administer will pave the way for the condemned man's death. Jim Norton, Darragh Kelly and Catherine Cusack also star.


Angela's Ashes Nominated For/Won Awards 2000  3.6 ★ 145 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:52%
This adaptation of Frank McCourt's best-selling memoir tells the grim story of the author's impoverished childhood in 1940s Ireland, a time of devastating deprivation spent alongside starving siblings, a long-suffering mother and an alcoholic father. Emily Watson and Robert Carlysle shine in the pivotal roles of McCourt's struggling parents in this captivating biographical drama from director Alan Parker (Fame, Midnight Express).


Angela's Ashes  1999  3.6 ★ 145 mins Drama Rated: R  starting 01-Apr-2015 
This adaptation of Frank McCourt's best-selling memoir tells the grim story of the author's impoverished childhood in 1940s Ireland, a time of devastating deprivation spent alongside starving siblings, a long-suffering mother and an alcoholic father.


The General Nominated For/Won Awards 1998  3.4 ★ 124 mins Drama Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
This account of Ireland's notorious Robin Hood, Martin Cahill, charts his rise from a scrappy boy to an unremorseful adult with a penchant for stealing from the rich. As his thefts become increasingly bold, his nemesis trails Cahill relentlessly.


The General Nominated For/Won Awards 1998  3.4 ★ 124 mins Dramas Rated: R  starting 01-Jan-2025
This account of Ireland's notorious Robin Hood, Martin Cahill, charts his rise from a scrappy boy to an unremorseful adult with a penchant for stealing from the rich. As his thefts become increasingly bold, his nemesis trails Cahill relentlessly.


The Snapper  1993  3.3 ★ 94 mins Comedy Rated: R
Stephen Frears directs this dramedy about a working-class Dublin family that's thrown into chaos when they learn that daughter Sharon (Tina Kellegher) is pregnant. But by choosing not to reveal the identity of the father, Sharon becomes the target of rampant gossip. Colm Meaney co-stars in this adaptation of the book from Irish author Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy, which also includes The Commitments and The Van.


The Snapper Nominated For/Won Awards 1993  3.3 ★ 94 mins Comedies Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
Stephen Frears directs this dramedy about a working-class Dublin family that's thrown into chaos when they learn that daughter Sharon (Tina Kellegher) is pregnant. But by choosing not to reveal the identity of the father, Sharon becomes the target of rampant gossip. Colm Meaney co-stars in this adaptation of the book from Irish author Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy, which also includes The Commitments and The Van.


My Left Foot Nominated For/Won Awards 1989  3.9 ★ 98 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:100%  until 01-Jan-2025 
Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar for his emotionally and physically complex portrayal of Irish writer Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy and misdiagnosed as mentally disabled for the first 10 years of his life. The story unfolds in a series of flashbacks with Hugh O'Conor starring as the young Christy, who eventually learned to write using the only body part he could control: his left foot.


My Left Foot  1989  3.8 ★ 98 mins Drama Rated: R
Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar for his emotionally and physically complex portrayal of Irish writer Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy and eventually learned to write using the only body part he could control: his left foot.

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