Arracht

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Arracht (Film Still)

Part of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival on tour

 

Director: Tom Sullivan
Ireland, 2019, 80 mins
Cast: Dónal Ó hÉalaí, Dara Devaney, Sean T. Ó Meallaigh, Elaine O’Dwyer

Ireland 1845 on the eve of the great famine. Colman Sharkey, a fisherman, father and husband, takes in a stranger at the behest of a local priest. As famine progresses, unable to protect his family, he is subsumed by darkness until a helpless little girl saves him from despair.

“Instinctively the viewer shivers as Colman confronts his fate – rarely has a film felt this chilled to the bone.”
Screen Daily

“This well acted and beautifully scored film is born of the land itself; an austere and implacable drama about finding hope when all else is lost.”
– LittleWhiteLies

Arracht had its world premiere at the 23rd PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, in Estonia, on the 29th November 2019.

 

Admission:

All screenings commence at 8pm, unless otherwise stated.
Attendance at a single screening: Adult €8 or Concession €6 on the door.

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