Search results for "Brid Brennan"

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Topsy Turvy (1999) RT Audience 100%

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

Felicia's Journey (1999) RT 88% / Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2000

A solitary middle-aged bachelor and a naive Irish teenager transform one another's lives to arrive at a place of recognition, redemption and wisdom in Atom Egoyan's adaptation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Atom Egoyan
CAST:  Bob Hoskins  •  Arsinée Khanjian  •  Elaine Cassidy  •  Sheila Reid

Shadow Dancer (2012) RT 82% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Clive Owen  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Aidan Gillen

Who Bombed Birmingham? (1990)

DVD release: Sep 2008

Docudrama film exploring the efforts of World in Action researchers Ian MacBride and Chris Mullin in proving that the "Birmingham Six" only admitted to the bombing under ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Beckham
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Martin Shaw  •  Roger Allam  •  John Kavanagh

The Ballroom of Romance (1982) RT Audience 100%

A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Brenda Fricker  •  John Kavanagh  •  Mick Lally  •  Brid Brennan

Four Days in July (1985) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Two couples, one Catholic, one Protestant, exist on two sides of the chasm that is everyday life in Northern Ireland. Both women are expecting babies, both couples tell ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Brid Brennan  •  Des McAleer  •  Stephen Rea  •  Charles Lawson

Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) RT 65% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Catherine McCormack  •  Brid Brennan  •  Kathy Burke

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)

DIRECTION:  Charles McDougall
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eva Birthistle  •  Ciarán McMenamin  •  Brid Brennan

Guinevere (1994) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Mar 1999

As border wars break out in Camelot, the young princess Guinevere is taken to live in safety with the High Priestess L'Fei. When King Arthur claims the crown, Guinevere is ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jud Taylor
CAST:  Sheryl Lee  •  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Noah Wyle  •  Brid Brennan

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

Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Hugh Grant  •  Rebecca Ferguson  •  Simon Helberg

Come Home (2018)

Greg and Marie have been married for nineteen years, when, seemingly out of the blue, Marie walks out on him and her three children – the last taboo of parenting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Harkin
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Paula Malcomson  •  Kerri Quinn  •  Anthony Boyle

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