Irish director Laura McGann’s latest film, THE DEEPEST BREATH, airs July 19 on Netflix. THE DEEPEST BREATH follows champion freediver Alessia Zecchini, who fell in love with the sport as a child growing up in Italy, astounding coaches with her raw talent and determination in pool swims and open water contests before she was even old enough to legally compete. The Deepest Breath will be released worldwide on Netflix on July 19, with limited theatrical release in Ireland from July 14.
In the new film version of Emma Donoghue’s richly absorbing novel THE WONDER, we confront what the march of history and colonialism has done to Ireland. The film opens in 1862, ten years after the Great Hunger, in a windswept midlands village where a local girl called Anna O’Donnell is somehow hale and hearty after forty days of refusing food since her eleventh birthday. THE WONDER will is now available on Netflix via link below.
THE WONDER, Netflix’s upcoming film which is set in the Irish Midlands in 1862, will be released on the streaming platform on November 16. The psychological thriller, which is an adaptation of the Emma Donoghue novel of the same name, with a cast that includes Florence Pugh, Ciarán Hinds, Niamh Algar, Brían F O’Byrne, Elaine Cassidy and her daughter, Kíla Lord Cassidy, has Chilean director Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman, Gloria) behind the lens.
Released in Irish cinemas in October, this dark Irish comedy scored 91% with critics on Rotten Tomatoes, with writer/director Rachel Carey winning the Discovery Award at the Dublin International Film Festival. Starring Pauline McLynn (FATHER TED) and Victoria Smurfit (ONCE UPON A TIME), it tells the story of a group of stylists at a Dublin hair salon who inadvertently become community heroes when they take on the members of a local gang.
One of the best and most significant Irish films ever made has just arrived on Netflix. IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER reunited director Jim Sheridan with star Daniel Day-Lewis in a powerful biopic that examines the Irishman Gerry Conlon, who was wrongfully sentenced to life in prison for an IRA terrorist attack that killed four people.