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‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Cinematographer Aimed for “Beautiful Isolation” While Filming on Remote Island

Location and scenery play a big role in the tone of a film and were especially important for writer and director Martin McDonagh with The Banshees of Inisherin.   The movie, set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, provided not only beautiful photography but flexibility by having everyone and everything in […]

‘The Quiet Girl’ Review: Irish Oscar Submission Is an Affecting Coming-of-Age Drama About the Nourishment of Kindness

Writer-director Colm Bairéad’s delicate first feature observes a withdrawn child peeking out of her shell during a summer stay with relatives in rural Ireland.

Super Takes Irish Oscar Hopeful ‘The Quiet Girl’ for North America

Indie distributor Super has picked up North American rights to Colm Bairéad’s The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin), an Irish-language drama set in rural Ireland in the 1980s. The feature premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this year, where it won the Grand Prix for best film in the Generation Kplus sidebar and was recently […]