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Bord Scannán na hÉireann

Overview
Works: 245 works in 529 publications in 4 languages and 35,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
The year is 1795 and Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old. The emerging writer already sees a world beyond class and commerce, pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Her parents prefer a wealthy husband, to assure their daughter's future social standing, and are eyeing Mr. Wisley, nephew to the very rich and very formidable Lady Gresham, as a prospective match. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sharp repartee leads to flying sparks. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire - then knock her head over heels. The couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters - family, friends and fortune
Room by Emma Donoghue( visu )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
After five-year old Jack and his Mom escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
Once by John Carney( visu )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
A nameless busker, singing his heart out on the streets of Dublin meets a nameless young woman who speaks English with an accent, a street vendor. His girlfriend has left him, so he works in his father's vacuum repair shop and writes songs for her. She cleans houses, and plays the demo piano in a shop at lunchtime. The singer comes to hear her, and is so impressed that he immediately asks if she wants to collaborate -- right then -- on one of his tunes. They slowly piece the song together, and magic begins. This is a love story about a creative partnership, and the deeper longing for communication that underlies any worthwhile artistic effort
Brooklyn by Pascal Tessaud( visu )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within
Albert Nobbs by Rodrigo García( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
A woman passes 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
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
Set in 1920's Ireland, two brothers join guerrilla squads fighting British soldiers for Ireland's independence
Haywire by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Song of the sea by Tomm Moore( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Saoirse and her brother Ben encounter a host of ancient and mythical characters on their journey to preserve the spirit world, awaken Saoirse's own magical powers, and discover secrets of their family's past
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene sisterhood asylum because of 'sinful' behavior. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story
Dancing at Lughnasa by Pat O'Connor( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
The close-knit Mundys live in peace in rural Ireland in 1936; but when Michael Mundy's father arrives, secrets begin to break out
Five minutes of heaven by Oliver Hirschbiegel( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
In 1975, 17-year-old Irish-Protestant Alistair Little assassinated the 19-year-old Catholic, Jim Griffin in his Ulster home. The murder was witnessed by Joe, Griffin's 11-year-old brother. Thirty years later, Alistair has been rehabilitated and released from prison, while Joe remains traumatized and bitter. When a television talk show decides to bring them together for a live on-air reconciliation, the two must come face-to-face with their own worlds of pain, violence and vengeance
Ondine by Hans Werner Henze( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse's eyes and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his ailing yet irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Norther Ireland's darkest day
My boy Jack by David Haig( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
It's 1914 and the British Empire's greatest supporter, Rudyard Kipling, is at the peak of his literary fame. Kipling's son, Jack, is determined to play his part in the immiment war with Germany but finds himself rejected due to his poor eyesight. Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards. Kipling's wife, Caroline, is bitterly upset, failing to see the glory in losing her only son to the war. How will the great writer, torn between his two greatest passions--devotion to King and Country and love for his family--justify the consequences of his actions to himself and his wife?
Frank by Douglas Cheney( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
An offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying band mate Clara
Ripper Street : [season one] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror
Strangerland ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Newcomers to the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine and Matthew Parker's lives are flung into crisis when they discover their two teenage kids, Tommy and Lily, have mysteriously disappeared just before a massive dust storm hits. With Nathgari eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the townsfolk join the search led by local cop, David Rae. It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to Tommy and Lily
Shadow dancer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
"When single mother Collette McVeigh ... is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA plot in London, an MI5 officer ... offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her own family. With her son's life in her hands, Collette chooses to place her trust in the MI5 and return home. When her brothers' secret operation is ambushed, suspicions of an informant are raised and Collette finds both herself and her family in grave danger"--Container
Calvary by John Michael McDonagh( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
"Father James is a small-town priest in Ireland whose Sunday confessionals suddenly include a threat to kill him in a week's time as a matter of principle. Deeply troubled and conflicted about how to respond, Father James tries to go on with his calling through that week. However, that proves impossible as he is confronted with a troubling variety of spiritual challenges from both his estranged daughter and his own parishioners. In those dispiriting struggles, Father James' life begins to fall apart as time runs out towards a confrontation that seems to crystallize his values and what he wants his life to be."--IMDb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Bord Scannán Na Héireann/The Irish Film Board BFI.
IFB
IFB-Bord Scannán na hÉiveann.
Irish Film Board
The Irish Film Board.
Languages
English (142)
Irish (3)
French (3)
Turkish (1)
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