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Bord Scannán na hÉireann

Overview
Works: 275 works in 596 publications in 3 languages and 38,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Room by Lenny Abrahamson( Visual )

11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After five-year old Jack and his Mom escape from the enclosed environment that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a miraculous discovery: the outside world
Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1795 and Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old. The emerging writer already sees a world beyond class and commerce, pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Her parents prefer a wealthy husband, to assure their daughter's future social standing, and are eyeing Mr. Wisley, nephew to the very rich and very formidable Lady Gresham, as a prospective match. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sharp repartee leads to flying sparks. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire - then knock her head over heels. The couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters - family, friends and fortune
Once by John Carney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nameless busker, singing his heart out on the streets of Dublin meets a nameless young woman who speaks English with an accent, a street vendor. His girlfriend has left him, so he works in his father's vacuum repair shop and writes songs for her. She cleans houses, and plays the demo piano in a shop at lunchtime. The singer comes to hear her, and is so impressed that he immediately asks if she wants to collaborate -- right then -- on one of his tunes. They slowly piece the song together, and magic begins. This is a love story about a creative partnership, and the deeper longing for communication that underlies any worthwhile artistic effort
Albert Nobbs by Rodrigo García( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman passes as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men's clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of her own making
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War
Haywire by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
Song of the sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Saoirse and Ben's mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets about both their mother and Saoirse herself. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land
The lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods. A desperate man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live, and falls in love, although it is against their rules
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
Sing Street by John Carney( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1980's, a 14-year-old boy named Conor is struggling to adjust to his new school when he meets the girl of his dreams. With the aim of winning her heart, he invites her to star in his band's music videos. There's only one problem: there's no band. Now Conor must deliver what on what he's promised, form a group and shoot a video. - container
Dancing at Lughnasa by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite their hardships, five sisters living in rural Ireland in 1936 are able to embrace life and all its complexities and dance with joy in their hearts
Five minutes of heaven by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1975, 17-year-old Irish-Protestant Alistair Little assassinated the 19-year-old Catholic, Jim Griffin in his Ulster home. The murder was witnessed by Joe, Griffin's 11-year-old brother. Thirty years later, Alistair has been rehabilitated and released from prison, while Joe remains traumatized and bitter. When a television talk show decides to bring them together for a live on-air reconciliation, the two must come face-to-face with their own worlds of pain, violence and vengeance
Ondine by Hans Werner Henze( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse's eyes and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his ailing yet irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a mythical creature, a Selkie, come true
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. By the end of the day, 13 civilians were dead and 14 more wounded in the tumult and tragedy of Norther Ireland's darkest day
My boy Jack by David Haig( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1914 and the British Empire's greatest supporter, Rudyard Kipling, is at the peak of his literary fame. Kipling's son, Jack, is determined to play his part in the immiment war with Germany but finds himself rejected due to his poor eyesight. Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards. Kipling's wife, Caroline, is bitterly upset, failing to see the glory in losing her only son to the war. How will the great writer, torn between his two greatest passions--devotion to King and Country and love for his family--justify the consequences of his actions to himself and his wife?
Frank by Domhnall Gleeson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon, who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying band mate Clara
Ripper Street : [season one]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror
Strangerland by Nicole Kidman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newcomers to the remote Australian desert town of Nathgari, Catherine and Matthew Parker's lives are flung into crisis when they discover their two teenage kids, Tommy and Lily, have mysteriously disappeared just before a massive dust storm hits. With Nathgari eerily smothered in red dust and darkness, the townsfolk join the search led by local cop, David Rae. It soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to Tommy and Lily
 
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Alternative Names
Bord Scannán Na Héireann/The Irish Film Board BFI.

IFB

IFB-Bord Scannán na hÉiveann.

Irish Film Board

Irish Film Board organization

Irish Film Board Киноагентство

The Irish Film Board.

アイルランド映画委員会

Languages
English (172)

Irish (3)

French (1)