Dir: Neil Jordan Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Caleb Landry Jones
Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.
Dir: Kieron J. Walsh Cast: Nichola Burley, Martin McCann, Charlene McKenna
Crime boss daughter Greta is rescued from suicide by stranger Pearse on New Year's Eve, a night that will change both their lives forever.
KING OF THE TRAVELLERS
Dir: Mark O'Connor Cast: John Connors, Peter Coonan, Michael Collins
Set in the Irish Travelling community, King of the Travellers tells the story of John Paul Moorehouse and his journey to avenge the death of his father. The recent return of the Power family, who John Paul believes are responsible for his father's murder, ignites an old feud between the two rival families. However when John Paul falls in love with Puc Power's daughter, Winnie, he is faced with a dilemma. With war brewing, John Paul must decide between his love for Winnie and his duty to seek revenge for the death of his father.
Dir: Gerard Barrett Cast: Keith Byrne, Joe Mullins
In cinemas April 12th 2013. Pilgrim Hill is the debut film from Gerard Barrett, winner of the 2013 Irish Film and Television Academy Rising Star Award.
Dir: Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whitaker, Killian Scott
Directed by husband-and-wife team Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn, Good Vibrations tells the powerful and infectious story of music legend Terri Hooley, who brought punk to the fore in Belfast in the 1970s.
Dir: Alan Brennan Cast: Rafe Spall, Jenn Murray
Meet Joe, a nice guy who thinks he's an Alien..
GAME OF THRONES SEASON 3
Dir: HBO Cast: Richard Dormer, Ciarán Hinds
Game of Thrones Season 3 is coming. The new season returns on March 31st at 9pm.
HARDY BUCKS MOVIE
Dir: Mike Cockayne Cast: Martin Moloney, Chris Tordoff
Eddie Durkan, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Bucks is dreading spending another summer bored out of his skull. Ireland has qualified for the Euros in Poland, but with no money and apathetic mates, the task falls to Eddie to get them out of Castletown and onto the road in search of football and the craic.
Dir: Andrew Niccol Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt
‘The Host’ is a sci-fi feature based on ‘Twilight’ author Stephenie Meyer’s book of the same name. ‘The Host’ hits Irish cinemas March 29.
Cast: Mark O’Halloran, Jayne Wisener, and Lee Arenberg
As her task on a TV game show, Orla, a wild 19 year old from Ireland, is sent to New York to get a kiss from a country-music superstar. Ray Timmons, a forty year old with a great future behind him, is dispatched as her cameraman. In New York they meet up with porno film soundman Mike and get on the quest. They are wildly unsuccessful but two events change the course of their journey.
Dirceted by Irish Team James Mather and Stephen St. Ledger Lockout stars Guy Pearce as a man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. you is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.
Antonia Campbell Hughes stars as Arlene, she lives in a small town in the midlands, surrounded by field after field, woodlands and laneways to disappear down and never come back… One morning Arlene wakes in the woods beside the body of a young woman. Someone watches from the trees. The body is soon discovered and suspicion spreads through the community. Increasingly drawn to the girl’s family - her grieving sister and accused boyfriend, Arlene barricades herself in at night, afraid to sleep. Haunted by grief buried and delayed, Arlene’s sleeping and waking realities soon blur. And all this time someone is watching her.
Filmed and set in Dublin, Glenn Close plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making.
Dir: Mairtín de Barra Content Media Cast: Louise Dylan, Alfie Browne-Sykes
For Heather music is everything. Following in her mother's footsteps, Heather has always dreamed about getting into Juilliard and becoming a classical pianist. But all her dreams get shattered the day her mum dies, and her life suddenly falls into silence. Left with nothing but a piano and debts, Heather's only option is to move in with her estranged father and half-brother.
Music teacher Ron Cooney has been working in the Republic of Ireland's only high-rise housing estate for fifteen years. During this time he has seen the area undergo a dramatic transformation, including the demolition of six of it's seven tower blocks. The young people of Ballymun have had an extraordinary experience, and Ron sets out to produce a collection of music that gives voice to their story.
With many scenes filmed on location in Dublin and Wicklow during early 2010, Haywire is the eagerly anticipated action feature from director Steven Soderbergh. Irish co-producer on the film was Alan Moloney of Ireland's Parallel Films with support from Section 481 and the Irish Film Board. Look out for the scenes of College Green in the trailer which were written specifically for Dublin.
Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, Fred meets attractive music teacher Jules. Growing closer, these three outsiders are set on a course that will change their lives forever.
Directed by Darragh Byrne and starring Colm Meaney and Colin Morgan PARKED is triumphant story of friendship, hope, and perseverance
You Make the Movies campaign is a new pro copyright initiative from the Industry Trust for Intellectual Property Awareness. Taking a different tack than the heavy anti-piracy ads that come on screen pre film, this campaign is a massive thank-you to the public who support the film industry and without whom, the films would not get made. The ads, directed by UK helmer Steve Bendelack (Mr Bean’s Vacation, The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse) show the public recreating some of the most famous film moments in history, including ‘Lord of The Rings’, ‘Jaws’ and ‘The Life of Brian’. It also features submissions from the public recreating their own favourite film moments. For more check out www.youmakethemovies.ie.
Written and directed by John Michael McDonagh The Guard is a comedy thriller set on the west coast of Ireland starring Brendan Gleeson as Sergeant Gerry Boyle, a small-town cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humour, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international cocaine-smuggling ring that has brought FBI agent Wendell Everett (Don Cheadle (Iron Man 2, Crash, Hotel Rwanda) to his door.
The Guard also stars Liam Cunningham, Pat Shortt, Darren Healy, David Wilmot, Rory Keenan, Mark Strong, Fionnula Flanagan and Slovenian newcomer Katarina Cas.
Nine year old Paco misses his dad. His mum says he was a Spanish sailor but Paco can't remember. They live in Dromoleen, where Paco spends his days getting into trouble and his nights learning Spanish from an old linguaphone tape for when his dad comes home...
But late one night, the life of Paco, his mother, and the whole town is changed when a mysterious Colombian pilot, crash lands his plane in woods on the outskirts of town. As the fractious community comes together to decide the fate of their visitor, Paco is called up as the sole Spanish speaker -- and through a translation rich with poetic license, he manages to convince the town to set out to help his new Colombian friend.
From Irish production company Samson Films comes Snap - a gripping psychological drama about three generations of a family poised to recreate a past that each one denies.
Fifteen-year-old Stephen snatched a toddler from the park and held him captive for five days in his Grandfather's house. Three years later, his mother Sandra is forced to piece together what happened in that house – and why. While she tells their story to camera; her estranged son tells an altogether different story with the camera…
Pineapple Express co-stars Danny McBride and James Franco reunite for director David Gordon Green’s fantasy comedy Your Highness - filmed on location in Northern Ireland - is about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.
Ben Barnes (Dorian Gray, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Easy Virtue) and Robert Sheehan (Season of the Witch, Cherrybomb, The Misfits) are hapless brothers Neil and Ivan McCormick who set up a band in Dublin in the late 70’s. Sadly for them, so did their classmates and rivals, who go on to become U2. Eternal optimism continually wins out over cold harsh reality in a celebration of the glory of failure
The Pipe tells the story of the small Rossport community that has taken on the might of Shell Oil and the Irish State. The discovery of gas off this remote coastal village has led to the most dramatic clash of cultures in modern Ireland. Normal policing has broken down and already 5 locals have gone to jail rather than let Shell's pipeline cross their lands. With the imminent arrival of the world's largest pipelaying vessel, the State stages a massive security operation to ensure the pipe is laid without interference. When all hope seems lost, events take a dramatic turn...
SWANSONG: STORY OF OCCI BYRNE - IN CINEMAS 10 SEPTEMEBR
It is 1970s Ireland and in the squinting streets of his home town, Austin 'Occi' Byrne (McCann) is an outcast. There is only one person that Occi loves just as there is only one person who loves him: his doting but damaged mother, Bridget (Whittaker). Fatherless and friendless, the child grows up fearless. Occi pinballs from one crazy adventure to the next, raising hell and terrorising all, until one day he goes too far and pays a high price.