THE QUIET GIRL director honoured

The Quiet Girl

The director of THE QUIET GIRL, Colm Bairéad, has said he feels ‘honoured’ after being named as one of the ‘British & Irish Film and TV Breakouts of 2022’ by The Hollywood Reporter. The film is one of 15 movies shortlisted in Los Angeles for an Oscar nomination in the best international feature film category earlier this month. The American magazine said the momentum that the film has gathered since release has been ‘extraordinary’.

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THE QUIET GIRL’S Donegal connections

The Quiet Girl

The first-ever Irish language film to be shortlisted for an Oscar has strong Donegal connections. There are a number of connections between the film and Donegal with producer Cleona Ní Chrualaoi’s mother hailing from the Downings area. Cleona’s uncle Michael Doherty and family own the well-known pub The Singing Pub (Síbín Ceoil) on the Atlantic Drive near Downings. he mother of actor, Carrie Crowley (above) Nodhlaig was a teacher was originally from The Rosses and her father Con (originally from Cork) was a garda, while she also has one sister, Bríd.

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THE QUIET GIRL named best movie of 2022

The Quiet Girl

THE QUIET GIRL is one of two Irish films that have been ranked among the best movies of 2022 by Rotten Tomatoes. The film scored an enviable 100% on the ‘Tomatometer,’ receiving high marks from nearly 50 critics. US audiences will finally have the chance to see it, which is Ireland’s official entry in the International Feature category for the 2023 Oscars, in theaters this month.

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THE QUIET GIRL Breaks Box Office Records

Colm Bairéad’s THE QUIET GIRL, which is Ireland’s entry in the Best International Film Oscar race this year, has punched through the €1m ($971,000) box office ceiling in a record-breaking performance for an Irish-language feature. “We are truly humbled by the manner in which audiences in Ireland and the UK have embraced our film. To every single person who bought a ticket for The Quiet Girl and who championed the film since its release in May, we say thank you from the bottom of our hearts,” said director and writer Bairéad and producer Cleona Ní Chrualaoi of Inscéal.

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AN CAILÍN CIÚIN seals U.S distribution

The hit Irish-language drama AN CAILÍN CIÚIN (THE QUIET GIRL) has secured North American distribution as it continues its push to make the shortlist for Best International Feature Film at next year’s Oscars. Last month, the Colm Bairéad-directed coming-of-age story was selected by the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) as Ireland’s entry for the Best International Feature Film race at the 2023 Academy Awards.

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AN CAILÍN CIÚIN in cinemas May 12

Critically acclaimed Irish language film AN CAILÍN CIÚIN will be released in cinemas across Ireland and Britain from this Thursday, May 12. AN CAILÍN CIÚIN is based on Foster by Claire Keegan and is the feature film debut of writer and director Colm Bairéad and producer Cleona Ní Chrualaoi. Since its premiere in February, the film has impressed critics and scooped awards at a number of film festivals.

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