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Sonja: Queen of Ice

The inventor of modern ice skating, Sonja Henie was always surrounded by her family, never alone, and with an appetite for money, men, parties and alcohol. After eleven World Championships and three Olympic gold medals as a figure skater, she set out to conquer Hollywood. Her first film in 1937 b...

Main Cast:

  • Ine Marie Wilmann
  • Valene Kane
  • Hugh O'Connor
  • Aidan McArdle
  • Malcolm Adams
  • Norma Sheahan
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Justice.net

Four hostages. One trial. You decide.

Jake de Long is one of the top computer programmers in the world. Hiding in an abandoned Luxembourg warehouse working on a secret controversial website, he is warned the police have discovered his whereabouts. He escapes to Canada, where his partner V...

Main Cast:

  • Martin McCann
  • Pascale Bussières
  • Astrid Roos
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School Life

For years John and Amanda Leyden have become legends teaching Reading ‘Rithmetic and Rock ‘n Roll to young pupils at Headfort School, an enchanting 18th century Hogwarts-like boarding school in Ireland. The pace is hectic and the mood infectious as the eccentric couple work their magi...

Locations:

  • Kells, Co Meath, Ireland
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Animals

A fierce and unapologetic celebration of female friendship, Animals is an intimate, funny and bittersweet examination of the challenges of turning talent into action, and being a modern woman, with faults, longings and competing desires.

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Main Cast:

  • Holliday Grainger
  • Alia Shawkat
  • Fra Fee
  • Dermot Murphy
  • Amy Molloy
  • Kwaku Fortune
  • Pat Shortt
  • Olwen Fouere

Locations:

  • Dublin, Ireland
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Don't Go

Somewhere between dreams and reality lies a terrifying hidden truth… Reeling from the shock of their young daughter’s death, Ben (Stephen Dorff) and Hazel (Melissa George) attempt to restart their lives in a picturesque seaside village. But when the girl begins appearing to Ben in a ...

Main Cast:

  • Stephen Dorff
  • Melissa George
  • Simon Delaney

Locations:

  • Spiddal, Co Galway, Ireland
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The Belly of the Whale

After breaking free from his foster home, feral teenager Joey Moody returns to Laytown, a rural Irish town just over the horizon, in a bid to reclaim his family’s caravan park and salvage his friendship with his best mate and drinking partner Lanks.

Meanwhile, on a mission to find t...

Main Cast:

  • Pat Shortt
  • Lewis MacDougall
  • Michael Smiley
  • Lauren Kinsella
  • Art Parkinson
  • Peter Coonan

Locations:

  • North County Dublin, Ireland
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Float Like a Butterfly

15-year-old Frances lost her mother in a fight. The same fight which led to her father being locked up in jail for the last ten years. Frances has never forgiven the police sergeant who she feels is responsible for this. She’s got fighting in her blood, just like her idol Muhammad Ali....

Main Cast:

  • Hazel Doupe
  • Dara Devaney
  • Johnny Collins
  • Aidan O'Hare
  • Lalor Roddy
  • Hilda Fay
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Papi Chulo

Cast adrift in Los Angeles, Sean — a lonely TV weatherman — drives past a middle-aged Latino migrant worker standing outside a hardware store looking for work.  He decides to hire this kind-looking man — to be his friend.  Sean is young, gay and white; Ernesto, portly,...

Main Cast:

  • Matt Bomer
  • Alejandro Patiño
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Sea Fever

Siobhán, a marine biology student, joins the crew of a trawler in order to complete her studies. As an academic, Siobhán is out of place and clumsy in this environment. A few hours offshore, the trawler ploughs into something uncharted. Panic rises — they are adrift with no ra...

Main Cast:

  • Hermione Corfield
  • Dougray Scott
  • Connie Nielsen
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Rialto

Colm is in his mid-forties, married, with two teenage children. Still grieving the death of his father, a destructive figure in his life, Colm struggles with his relationship to his own son. At work, a recent takeover threatens his job and unable to share his vulnerability with his wife, Colm&rsq...

Main Cast:

  • Tom Vaughan-Lawlor
  • Tom Glynn-Carney
  • Monica Dolan

Locations:

  • Dublin
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