Search results for "Eva Birthistle"


Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)

A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach
CAST:  Atta Yaqub  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Shamshad Akhtar  •  Ghizala Avan

Imagine Me & You (2005) RT 33% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2006

During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ol Parker
CAST:  Piper Perabo  •  Lena Headey  •  Matthew Goode  •  Celia Imrie

Nightwatching (2007) RT 76% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 2009

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting THE ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Emily Holmes  •  Michael Teigen  •  Christopher Britton

Save Angel Hope (2007) RT Audience 25%

The 'Angel Hope' of the title is a fictitious nun - a little like Mother Teresa, only much younger and prettier - who works at a fictitious hospital in the South Pacific. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Billy Boyd  •  Luke Mably  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Bernard Hill

Mystics (2003) RT Audience 40%

A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Blair
CAST:  Milo O'Shea  •  David Kelly  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Liam Cunningham

Life's a Breeze (2013) RT 50% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 2015

Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lance Daly
CAST:  Kelly Thornton  •  Fionnula Flanagan  •  Pat Shortt  •  Eva Birthistle

Day of the Flowers (2013) RT 58% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2014

Two young, strong-willed Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a most-popular-girl-in-school type, take their late father's ashes to Cuba, the site of many ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Eva Birthistle  •  Charity Wakefield  •  Carlos Acosta  •  Bryan Dick

Five Daughters (2010)

Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Philippa Lowthorpe
CAST:  Natalie Press  •  Ian Hart  •  Ruth Negga  •  Joseph Mawle

Wake Wood (2011) RT 82% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 2011

The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Keating
CAST:  Eva Birthistle  •  Ella Connolly  •  Amelia Crowley  •  Aidan Gillen

Rembrandt’s J’Accuse (2008)

J'accuse is an 'essay-istic' documentary in which Greenaway's fierce criticism of today's visual illiteracy is argued by means of a forensic search of Rembrandt's Nightwatch. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Foreign • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Jodhi May




The Children (2008) RT 73% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2009

A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tom Shankland
CAST:  Eva Birthistle  •  Hannah Tointon  •  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Rachel Shelley

The Daisy Chain (2008) RT Audience 17%

DVD release: Apr 2010

A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Steven Mackintosh  •  Mhairi Anderson  •  David Bradley

Middletown (2006) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2008

An overzealous priest returns to his home town and ends up battling against his brother for the heart of the locals.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Brian Kirk
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Daniel Mays  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Gerard McSorley

Borstal Boy (2000) RT 45% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist is arrested and imprisoned in an East Anglia Borstal. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Sheridan
CAST:  Shawn Hatosy  •  Danny Dyer  •  Robin Laing  •  Eva Birthistle

Sunday (2002) RT 80% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry, North of Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Ciaran McMenamin  •  Brid Brennan

Miracle at Midnight (1998) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Doris soon was out of the Nazi's hands and met up with her family.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Ken Cameron
CAST:  Sam Waterston  •  Mia Farrow  •  Justin Whalin  •  Patrick Malahide

Reverb (2007) RT 9% / Audience 16%

DVD release: Apr 2013

A rock musician, in need for a hit album, locks himself and his band up overnight inside a recording studio. While sampling an old recording with a spooky voice inside, a life ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Eitan Arrusi
CAST:  Leo Gregory  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Pamela Banks  •  Margo Stilley

Brooklyn (2015) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2016

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Emory Cohen  •  Emily Bett Rickards

The Circuit (2016)

Newly arrived in town Nat and Gabe accept a dinner invitation from the volatile Hungarian Helene and her boorish husband Sasha. Whilst the other guests, ex-Bananarama member ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Ben Taylor
CAST:  Desiree Akhavan  •  Adeel Akhtar  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Victoria Hamilton