The Secret of Roan Inish (1994) 8.5 /10 American/Irish independent film written and directed by John Sayles. It is centered on the Irish and Orcadian folklores of selkies—seals that can shed their skins to become human.
Waking Ned Devine One of my 10 favorite movies of all time! When a lottery winner in a small Irish town dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money. Actually filmed on the Isle of Man, not Ireland, but a fabulously funny film - charming
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006) 7.5/10 A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion. (127 mins.) Director: Ken Loach Stars: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald