Film

Sucked into loans and finding themselves trapped by the astronomical interest rates of evil loan shark Danny Nolan, the desperate residents of Owen Street in Salford come to the conclusion that the only way to free themselves is by bumping him off.


Director: Chris Green

Writer(s): Chris Green

Role: Steph Nolan

Cast: Michelle Keegan, Stephen Lord, Nina Wadia, Peter Caulfield

Genre:
  • comedy
  • drama

Rating: 12a

Release date: Autumn 2017

A dying mother’s life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind.


Director: Niall Johnson

Writer(s): St John Greene (book), Niall Johnson

Role: Rachel

Cast: Rafe Spall, Emilia Fox, Richard Cordery

Genre:
  • drama

Rating: 12a

Release date: 24 November 2016

A hard-hitting drama based on the true story of a young woman who must deal with the devastating effects of having a murderer for a brother.


Director: Kit Ryan

Writer(s): Susan Morrall

Role: Margaret

Cast: Patrick Gibson, Aisling Loftus, Hugh O'Conor, Gemma-Leah Devereux

Genre:
  • biography
  • drama

Rating: 12a

Release date: July 2016

Theatre/Festival: Galway Film Fleadh, Luxembourg Film Festival

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong’s performances during the Tour de France victories are fuelled by banned substances.


Director: Stephen Frears

Writer(s): John Hodge (screenplay), David Walsh (book)

Role: Betsy Andreu

Cast: Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Guillaume Canet

Genre:
  • biography
  • drama
  • sport

Rating: r

Release date: 18 March 2016

Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies.


Director: Erik Van Looy

Writer(s): Bart De Pauw (based upon the film written by), Wesley Strick (screenplay)

Role: Ellie Seacord

Cast: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Isabel Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rhona Mitra

Genre:
  • mystery
  • romance

Rating: r

Release date: 30 January 2015

The story of a son’s conflicting memories of his dying father.


Director: Anand Tucker

Writer(s): David Nicholls (screenplay), Blake Morrison (book)

Role: Sandra

Cast: Bradley Johnson, Colin Firth, Juliet Stevenson, Jim Broadbent, Gina McKee

Genre:
  • biography
  • drama

Rating: pg13

Release date: 4 July 2008 (USA)

An outrageous murder-mystery for the ‘Me Generation’.


Director: George Milton

Writer(s): George Milton, Mark Tilton

Role: Candy

Cast: Stephen Lord, Elizabeth McGovern, Rachael Stirling, Karl Theobald

Genre:
  • comedy

Rating: 15

Release date: 13 January 2006 (UK)

Tragedy strikes the young people of a rural New Brunswick community when they become involved with a scheming and violent ex-con.


Director: Tim Southam

Writer(s): David Adams Richards (novel), David Adams Richards, Tim Southam

Role: Carrie Matchett

Cast: Peter Outerbridge, Jonathan Scarfe, Joanne Kelly, Christopher Jacot, Zachary Bennett

Genre:
  • drama

Rating: 15

Release date: 27 August 2002 (Canada)

Pig and Runt – born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, all but by blood.


Director: Kirsten Sheridan

Writer(s): Enda Walsh (play), Enda Walsh (screenplay)

Role: Runt/Sinead

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Geraldine O'Rawe

Genre:
  • crime
  • drama
  • romance

Rating: 15

Release date: 16 November 2001 (UK)

A woman named Grace retires with her two children to a mansion on Jersey, towards the end of the Second World War, where she’s waiting for her husband to come back from battle.


Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Writer(s): Alejandro Amenábar

Role: Lydia

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston

Genre:
  • horror
  • mystery
  • thriller

Rating: pg13

Release date: 10 August 2001 (USA)

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