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“If Irish cinema is going to be really great it has to stop worrying too much about being ‘Irish cinema’”: Q & A with Lenny Abrahamson and Mark O’Halloran
Director Lenny Abrahamson and screenwriter and actor Mark O'Halloran have established a formidable partnership in recent years that has produced some of the most distinctive and celebrated work to emerge in Irish cinema. ...
Contemporary Irish film: An introduction
(Introduction to collection CONTEMPORARY IRISH FILM: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON A NATIONAL CINEMA) The title of this paper is deliberately ambiguous. It is not only meant as an introduction to this collection, but also as a very ...
Gaelic games and the films of John Ford
(Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2018-02-27)
This peer-reviewed chapter emerged further to ongoing research into the representations of Gaelic games in the cinema and is focused on films directed, or part-directed, by John Ford, in particular The Quiet Man (1952), ...
Sport and Christianity in American cinema ‘The beloved grew fat and kicked’ (Deuteronomy 32:15)
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-10-21)
Christianity has been an enduring feature of films featuring sports or sporting figures since the early twentieth century, such that religious icons, references and rituals have now become naturalised as familiar and ...
‘All this must come to an end. Through talking’: Dialogue and Troubles Cinema
(Peter Lang, 2014)
The Northern Ireland Troubles have featured in film since the late 1940s. While a variety of films have depicted combatants in most cases from the republican side a recurring trope in such representations has been the ...
The Given Note traditional music, crisis and the poetry of Seamus Heaney
This paper proposes that at a time when Northern Ireland increasingly descended into civil strife and crisis, Seamus Heaney looked to landscape, and to a lesser but comparable, extent traditional music, to articulate a ...