Tag Archives: Irish Gaelic

Louis Marcus – An Tine Bheo AKA The Living Flame (1966)

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Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. Survivors of the rebellion share their memories of the events on screen and in writing (read out in English). Narration of the documentary is in Irish. Read More »

Bob Quinn – Poitín AKA Poteen [+extra] (1978)

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Poitin is widely regarded as a classic of Irish cinema. It tells the story of a Conamara moonshiner, his daughter and two cheating agents who they outwit and bring to a tragic end. The story has a de Maupassant atmosphere, interspersed with comic moments. This is the digitally remastered version (2007) with new score by Bill Whelan. Read More »