, 1h35 ActeursFlora Montgomery, Peter McDonald, Maynard Eziashi, Marie Mullen, Pauline McLynn, Don Wycherley Rôle Mother Note64% Brendan (Peter McDonald) is a shy, reserved teacher who takes his profession seriously. Away from the classroom, he has a love of films and classical music. One night, after practising with his church choir, he meets Trudy (Flora Montgomery), a bright, witty and free-spirited woman whom he believes is a Montessori teacher. Despite the differences in their personalities, the two begin a relationship. Brendan is unaware that his new girlfriend is actually a burglar, and is shocked when Trudy asks him to prove his love by helping her on one of her 'jobs'. Brendan is torn between his feelings for Trudy, and the desire to do what is right. Throughout his relationship with her, Brendan slowly begins to discover himself, and realises that there is more to life than music and movies.
, 1h50 Réalisé parNeil Jordan OrigineEtats-Unis GenresDrame, Comédie, Comédie dramatique ThèmesL'enfance, Religion, Sexualité, L'enfance marginalisée, La virginité ActeursEamonn Owens, Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Seán McGinley, Ian Hart, Brendan Gleeson Rôle Mrs Thompson Note70% À Clones dans les années 1960, Francie Brady, un jeune garçon irlandais de douze ans, grandit entre un père trompettiste porté sur la bouteille et une mère dépressive. Il partage ses heures de loisir avec son meilleur ami, Joe. Un jour, ils volent les bandes dessinées d'un de leurs camarades, dont la mère, Mrs Nugent, vient se plaindre en traitant sa famille de « porcs ». Il fugue et vole de l'argent pour acheter un cadeau pour sa mère, mais à son retour, il arrive lors de son enterrement car elle s'est suicidée. Francie décide de se venger de Mrs Nugent, la mère qui les a insultés. Il se retrouve dans une maison de correction tenue par des pères, où il se met à voir et entendre la vierge Marie. Il est transféré en hôpital psychiatrique, devient de plus en plus violent et effraie même son ami Joe, jusqu'à l'irréparable.
, 1h45 GenresDrame ActeursJonathan Rhys-Meyers, Colin Farrell, Sean Lawlor, Lorraine Pilkington, Seán McGinley, Marie Mullen Rôle Ellen Quinn Note63% Finbar and Danny are close childhood friends who live in a depressing neighbourhood in an Irish town. Finbar gets the chance to play soccer on a team going to Switzerland but can't handle it and comes back. His family, friends and even he himself realise that he will get nowhere in life. His relationship to Danny gets worse. In an act of desperation one night he falls from a motorway bridge but a body is never found. Several years later, after wondering what happened to Finbar, Danny receives a mysterious phone call from Sweden. Danny disappears from his neighbourhood in the hope of solving the mystery, and traces the call to Stockholm. Not finding Finbar, Danny follows leads to the far north, to Lappland, looking for Finbar. Up there, he eventually finds Finbar and discovers a new life for himself. The friendship with Finbar has changed, their lives eventually separate. Finbar disappears again, and Danny realises that he has disappeared himself.
, 1h43 Réalisé parPat O'Connor GenresDrame, Romance ActeursChris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Saffron Burrows, Alan Cumming, Colin Firth, Aidan Gillen Rôle Mrs Foley Note65% Set in 1950s Ireland, the film focuses on the experiences of Bernadette "Benny" Hogan and her two friends, Eve Malone and Nan Mahon. They are characterised early on in childhood, during their First Communion: Benny is the beloved and well-fed only child, Eve the orphan raised by nuns and Nan is destined to be defined by her beauty. The three girls grow up in the small town of Knockglen. Skip to eight years later: Nan has moved on to Dublin years earlier, and Benny and Eve have graduated from the local convent school and are heading to Dublin to attend university.
, 1h44 Réalisé parPeter Chelsom OrigineIrlande GenresDrame, Comédie ActeursNed Beatty, William Hootkins, Adrian Dunbar, Tara Fitzgerald, David McCallum, Shirley Anne Field Note71% The story revolves around an attempt by Micky O'Neill (Dunbar) to revive the fortunes of his Liverpool nightclub by promising his patrons that he will produce Josef Locke. After a series of unfortunate bookings (including, most notably, Franc Cinatra, a Sinatra impersonator), Micky books the mysterious Mr. X, a man who insists that he cannot be booked as Jo Locke due to the legal issues that would invariably ensue. The elusive Locke left England during the 1950s to avoid paying taxes, leaving behind "a beauty queen, a Jaguar sportscar, and a pedigree dalmatian, all of them pining." O'Neill's personal and professional life are left in ruin after the beauty queen, Kathleen Doyle, exposes his Mr. X as a fraud. O'Neill returns to Ireland to find the one true Josef Locke and bring him back.