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The Quiet Girl

Directed by Colm Bairéad
2022
Ireland
94 minutes
M
A lonely Irish girl discovers a life she never believed possible in Colm Bairéad’s beautifully realised family drama. International Jury Prize, Generation Kplus, Berlinale 2022.
Deep emotional undercurrents are present, even in the quietest moments of Bairéad’s adaptation of Claire Keegan’s 2010 short storyFosterCáit, a nine-year-old shunned at school and treated with indifference by her pregnant mother and a father who cares more about gambling than his family. Cáit experiences love and warmth for the first time after being packed off to spend the summer with Eibhlín and Seán, older relatives with a fairy-tale-like dairy farm in Waterford. Set in 1980s rural Ireland, The Quiet Girlportrays the loneliness of an innocent child oblivious to the damage of grief in the adult world around her.  
An unexpectedly beautiful assembly of narrative, image and sound which takes its cue from the title to build quietly to an emotional catharsis.
Screen International

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Fri 21 Oct
7pm
Majestic Cinemas Port Macquarie
Year
2022
Classification
M
Country
Ireland
Language
In English and Irish with English subtitles
Director
Colm Bairéad
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