Aisling Walsh

Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)

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William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Iain Glen  •  Marc Warren  •  Dudley Sutton

William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Aidan Quinn  •  Iain Glen  •  Marc Warren  •  Dudley Sutton

Visions of Europe (2004)

Twenty-five films from twenty-five European countries by twenty-five European directors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway  •  Małgorzata Szumowska  •  Stijn Coninx  •  Christoffer Boe  •  Šarūnas Bartas  •  Laila Pakalnina  •  Jan Troell  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Francesca Comencini  •  Fatih Akın  •  Tony Gatlif  •  Martin Šulík  •  Béla Tarr  •  Aisling Walsh  •  Damjan Kozole  •  Christos Georgiou  •  Miguel Hermoso  •  Teresa Villaverde  •  Constantine Giannaris  •  Theo van Gogh  •  Barbara Albert  •  Andy Bausch  •  Saša Gedeon  •  Arvo Iho  •  Kenneth Scicluna
CAST:  Safia Aggoune  •  Abel Alves  •  Benzirar Baroudi  •  Ina Marija Bartaitė

Twenty-five films from twenty-five European countries by twenty-five European directors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway  •  Małgorzata Szumowska  •  Stijn Coninx  •  Christoffer Boe  •  Šarūnas Bartas  •  Laila Pakalnina  •  Jan Troell  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Francesca Comencini  •  Fatih Akın  •  Tony Gatlif  •  Martin Šulík  •  Béla Tarr  •  Aisling Walsh  •  Damjan Kozole  •  Christos Georgiou  •  Miguel Hermoso  •  Teresa Villaverde  •  Constantine Giannaris  •  Theo van Gogh  •  Barbara Albert  •  Andy Bausch  •  Saša Gedeon  •  Arvo Iho  •  Kenneth Scicluna
CAST:  Safia Aggoune  •  Abel Alves  •  Benzirar Baroudi  •  Ina Marija Bartaitė

The Daisy Chain (2008)

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 of strange occurrences.  (more)

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

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 of strange occurrences.  (more)

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

Forgive and Forget (2000)

David O'Neil, a plasterer and mature student Theo have been best mates for fourteen years and are practically inseparable. However, their friendship has become strained as Theo is about to move in with his long-term girlfriend, photographer Hannah. A raging ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  John Simm  •  Steve John Shepherd  •  Laura Fraser  •  Maurice Roëves

David O'Neil, a plasterer and mature student Theo have been best mates for fourteen years and are practically inseparable. However, their friendship has become strained as Theo is about to move in with his long-term girlfriend, photographer Hannah. A raging ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  John Simm  •  Steve John Shepherd  •  Laura Fraser  •  Maurice Roëves

Maudie (2016)

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Gabrielle Rose  •  Billy MacLellan

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Sally Hawkins  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Gabrielle Rose  •  Billy MacLellan

An Inspector Calls (2015)

Northern England, 1912. The dinner of a wealthy family is interrupted by Inspector Goole, who only announces that a young woman has committed suicide. Then, he simply asks everyone present, one by one, if they knew her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Ken Stott  •  Sophie Rundle

Northern England, 1912. The dinner of a wealthy family is interrupted by Inspector Goole, who only announces that a young woman has committed suicide. Then, he simply asks everyone present, one by one, if they knew her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  David Thewlis  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Ken Stott  •  Sophie Rundle

A Poet in New York (2014)

In 1953 Dylan Thomas went to New York for the last time, his marriage a wreck, his drinking out of control. He was on his way to meet Stravinsky and to wallow in New York acclaim - but what was he escaping? How did such a triumph become a requiem? The last days of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Tom Hollander  •  Essie Davis  •  Phoebe Fox  •  Ewen Bremner

In 1953 Dylan Thomas went to New York for the last time, his marriage a wreck, his drinking out of control. He was on his way to meet Stravinsky and to wallow in New York acclaim - but what was he escaping? How did such a triumph become a requiem? The last days of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Tom Hollander  •  Essie Davis  •  Phoebe Fox  •  Ewen Bremner

Loving Miss Hatto (2012)

Drama inspired by the true story of classical pianist Joyce Hatto. Victoria Wood's new strange-but-true drama about musical deception and enduring love  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Maimie McCoy  •  Francesca Annis  •  Alfred Molina  •  Rory Kinnear

Drama inspired by the true story of classical pianist Joyce Hatto. Victoria Wood's new strange-but-true drama about musical deception and enduring love  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Maimie McCoy  •  Francesca Annis  •  Alfred Molina  •  Rory Kinnear

Sinners (2002)

A Catholic girl finds herself in trouble in the ultra conservative Ireland of the 60s; a country where women are punished if they become pregnant out of wedlock.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Karen Ardiff  •  John Boland  •  Ruth Bradley  •  Anne-Marie Duff

A Catholic girl finds herself in trouble in the ultra conservative Ireland of the 60s; a country where women are punished if they become pregnant out of wedlock.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Karen Ardiff  •  John Boland  •  Ruth Bradley  •  Anne-Marie Duff

Elizabeth Is Missing (2019)

Maud's best friend Elizabeth has disappeared, but as she tries to solve the mystery, dementia threatens to erase all the clues, giving the search a poignant urgency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Glenda Jackson  •  Sophie Rundle  •  Helen Behan  •  Liv Hill

Maud's best friend Elizabeth has disappeared, but as she tries to solve the mystery, dementia threatens to erase all the clues, giving the search a poignant urgency.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Glenda Jackson  •  Sophie Rundle  •  Helen Behan  •  Liv Hill

Hostage (1985)

Against the backdrop of the bombing campaign in Britain and the Northern Ireland Hunger Strike, a young woman joins a terrorist operation which takes three people hostage. Over the days of their captivity, she questions her own involvement and the history of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Veronica Quilligan  •  Alan Devlin  •  Seamus Healy  •  Marie Conmee

Against the backdrop of the bombing campaign in Britain and the Northern Ireland Hunger Strike, a young woman joins a terrorist operation which takes three people hostage. Over the days of their captivity, she questions her own involvement and the history of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Veronica Quilligan  •  Alan Devlin  •  Seamus Healy  •  Marie Conmee

Joyriders (1988)

The growing relationship of two people who travel through Ireland in a series of stolen cars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Jim Bartley  •  Andrew Connolly  •  Deirdre Donoghue

The growing relationship of two people who travel through Ireland in a series of stolen cars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Jim Bartley  •  Andrew Connolly  •  Deirdre Donoghue

Damage (2007)

Set in affluent, contemporary, south-side Dublin, the Cahills appear to have the world at their feet. Dad Aidan, is a successful property tycoon, his wife Michelle, a successful estate agent and their fashion model daughter, Emma's 21st birthday party at the family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Natalie Press  •  David Michael Scott  •  Olivia Williams  •  Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Set in affluent, contemporary, south-side Dublin, the Cahills appear to have the world at their feet. Dad Aidan, is a successful property tycoon, his wife Michelle, a successful estate agent and their fashion model daughter, Emma's 21st birthday party at the family ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Natalie Press  •  David Michael Scott  •  Olivia Williams  •  Antonia Campbell-Hughes

One Life

Tells the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, whose unheralded endeavors on the eve of World War II saved the lives of more than 600 European refugee children who otherwise would have died in the Nazi death camps.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Johnny Flynn

Tells the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, whose unheralded endeavors on the eve of World War II saved the lives of more than 600 European refugee children who otherwise would have died in the Nazi death camps.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aisling Walsh
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Johnny Flynn