Search results for "Maria Doyle Kennedy"

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Gregory's Two Girls (1999)

Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bill Forsyth
CAST:  Carly McKinnon  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  Dougray Scott

The Commitments (1991) RT 88% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Robert Arkins  •  Michael Aherne  •  Angeline Ball  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

The General (1998) RT 81% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 1999

In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Boorman
CAST:  Brendan Gleeson  •  Adrian Dunbar  •  Sean McGinley  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

Miss Julie (1999)

A footman seduces a count's daughter. Adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Saffron Burrows  •  Peter Mullan  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Joanna Page

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

Nothing Personal (1996)

A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thaddeus O'Sullivan
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  John Lynch  •  James Frain  •  Michael Gambon

Albert Nobbs (2011) RT 57% / Audience 47%

DVD release: May 2012

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo García
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Pauline Collins

Eliza Lynch : Queen of Paraguay (2013)

When Brazil won the war against Paraguay in 1870, they spared the life, but not the reputation of the woman they claimed was the chief villain in the bloodshed. Irish-born ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alan Gilsenan
CAST:  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Leryn Franco

A Thousand Times Good Night (2013)

On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber in Kabul, Rebecca – one of the world’s top war photojournalists - gets badly hurt. Back home, another bomb drops as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Poppe
CAST:  Juliette Binoche  •  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Lauryn Canny

Jupiter Ascending (2015) RT 26% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2015

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Andy Wachowski  •  Lana Wachowski
CAST:  Channing Tatum  •  Mila Kunis  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Tuppence Middleton

The Timber (2015) RT Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2015

In the wild west, two brothers embark on a journey to collect a bounty in a desperate attempt to save their home: but what they find along the way is more than they bargained for.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Anthony O'Brien
CAST:  James Ransone  •  Elisa Lasowski  •  Josh Peck  •  Attila Árpa

I Could Read the Sky (1999) RT Audience 100%

The film concerns an old Irish immigrant living in London who is looking back over his life. He recalls his early life in the west of Ireland, his first love, emigrating to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nichola Bruce
CAST:  Dermot Healy  •  Stephen Rea  •  Brendan Coyle  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

Byzantium (2012) RT 63% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2013

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Neil Jordan
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Sam Riley  •  Caleb Landry Jones

Tara Road (2005) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Two grieving women - Ria, a Dublin mom whose husband discloses he's in love with a woman already pregnant, and Marilyn, a Connecticut Yankee who's son has died - swap houses ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Andie MacDowell  •  Olivia Williams  •  Stephen Rea  •  Heike Makatsch

The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
CAST:  Patrick Wilson  •  Vera Farmiga  •  Madison Wolfe  •  Frances O'Connor

Sing Street (2016)

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Carney
CAST:  Ferdia Walsh-Peelo  •  Lucy Boynton  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy  •  Jack Reynor

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