Last updated June 07, 2023
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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When Rory O'Shea moves into a home for the disabled with a diagnosis of muscular dystrophy and befriends a deeply bored young man with cerebral palsy, he infuses his pal's life with renewed hope, even as he struggles with his own demons.
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In this intensely emotional examination of the aftermath of the 1998 IRA bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland, Michael Gallagher (Gerard McSorley), the bereaved father of one of the victims, battles point-scoring politicians and face-saving police to find an explanation for what exactly happened -- and what should be done about it. This gripping film directed by Pete Travis garnered numerous international awards.
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Marilyn, a grieving American mother, serendipitously meets Ria, an Irish wife recently dumped by her husband. Through a chance phone call, the two agree to swap houses for the summer and strive to find strength and healing amid new surroundings.
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When the manager of a retirement home in the Irish countryside asks her younger sister, Ellie (Hayley Atwell), to run the facility during the holidays, four mischievous residents take advantage of the power vacuum and turn the place upside down. As Ellie learns to take charge, the residents also come to terms with their own troubles. Anthony Byrne directs this heartwarming comedy-drama co-starring Joss Ackland and Vanessa Redgrave.
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In 1930s western Ireland, feisty peasant Bull McCabe (Richard Harris) expects no competition when he bids on the piece of land he has rented and cultivated for many years. To his surprise, a wealthy Irish-American developer (Tom Berenger) wants the land, too. And so begins a protracted battle for the parcel in director Jim Sheridan's bleakly gritty drama, his follow-up to the acclaimed My Left Foot. John Hurt co-stars as the village idiot.
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Having for decades disguised herself as a man while working as a butler in a posh 19th-century Dublin hotel, a woman calling herself Albert Nobbs reconsiders her charade when a handsome painter arrives on the scene.
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Life changes in an instant for a Dublin family when a meteor falls from the sky and into their backyard. Believing the space rock belongs to them, the three orphans who live in the household set out to recover it after a scientist hauls it away.
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