"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land. And when the widow who owns the field decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. But while no one in the village would dare bid against him, an American with deep pockets decides that he needs the field to build a highway. The Bull and his son decide to convince the American to give up bidding on the field, but things go horribly wrong.The cast includes Richard harris , John Hurt, Sean Bean , Brenda Fricker and Tom Berenger.
My Left Foot
Christy Brown is a spastic quadriplegic born to a large, poor Irish family. His mother, Mrs Brown, recognizes the intelligence and humanity in the lad everyone else regards as a vegetable. Eventually, Christy matures into a cantankerous writer who uses his only functional limb, his left foot, to write with. In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be retarded for the first ten years of his life. Later, through the help of his strong-willed mother, a dedicated teacher, and his own courage and determination, Christy not only learns to grapple with life's simple physical tasks and complex psychological pains, but he also develops into a brilliant painter, poet and author
Starring Daniel Day Lewis, Brenda Fricker & Ray McAnally among others.
Into The West
Still mourning the death of his wife some years earlier, Papa Riley (Gabriel Byrne), a Traveller King, has rejected the travellers ways and opted for a settled life in Dublin. So immersed in his own grief, he distances himself from his two children, Ossie and Tito.
When their grandpa arrives bringing with him a magnificent white horse and telling tales of Tir na nóg, the two boys are captivated. They develop a curious bond with the horse and when a local stud farmer and a corrupt police chief conspire to seize ownership of it, Ossie, Tito and the horse flee, embarking on a magical journey inspired by the myths of Tir na nóg, with the police in hot pursuit.
Papa Riley, realising he must save his children, is jolted from his state of grief. Aided by his old traveller friends, he takes off Into The West!
Captivating and mystical, Into The West is a story filled with humour and emotion.