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Róise & Frank (2023)

Opens on May 19

Director: Peter Murphy, Rachael Moriarty Run Time: 90 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Bríd Ní Neachtain, Cillian O'Gairbhi, Lorcan Cranitch, Michelle Beamish, Ruadhán de Faoite

Country: Ireland
Language: Irish Gaelic

About the film:

Best Ensemble winner at the 2022 Dublin International Film Festival
Audience Award winner at the 2022 Santa Barbara Film Festival

Grief-stricken widow Róise becomes convinced that a stray dog is her husband Frank reincarnated. As Róise begins to open herself back up to the outside world and regain the happiness that she had lost, she allows her canine companion to coach the local children’s Hurling team.

“You’d need a shard of ice in your heart not to be charmed even just a little by this eccentric Irish-language comedy”

The Guardian

About the filmmakers:

Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy are an Irish film writing and directing team. Working together since their college days, they have written and directed a number of short films, including Die Cycle (1993), The Family Tree (2005), and Waterloo Dentures (2004). In 2015, they premiered their debut feature film Traders (2015), which screened at international film festivals around the world – including Fantasia, Dublin, and Cleveland – and won the Audience Award at the 2016 Belfast Film Festival. Róise &; Frank (2023) is their second feature film.

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