Films By Pat Murphy

A quiet, literate, reflective film adapted from the journals of an Irish woman involved in Robert Emmetf s abortive uprising of 1803. The film follows her transformation from simple daughter of a peasant farmer, to her collaboration with the rebel leader.to her final ordeal in Kilmainham jail, where she spent long periods in solitary confinement under constant threat of execution. During her impri... Read more
Nora is the extraordinary true story of James Joyce, the scandalous Irish writer and Nora Barnacle, the simple servant girl who became his lover and muse. Pat Murphy's lavish film chronicles a passionate affair fuelled in equal measure by sexual hunger, jealousy, separation and poverty. Set in an intense 10-year period between 1904-1914, when Joyce had yet to be published, Nora traces the lovers f... Read more
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