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Northern Ireland (MIFF 2005, fiction)

Director: Gary McKendry

Set against the backdrop of British occupation of Northern Ireland in 1985, an Irish farmer struggles to save his drowning horse as his daughter looks on in horror. When a young British soldier offers to help, he is forced to confront his enemy. This Academy Award nominated film is a moving portrait of personal loss amid political conflict.
D Gary McKendry P/WS Larry Gold S Colum McCann, Gary McKendry TD 35mm/col/2004/20mins

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