Once Upon A Time in Ireland • CIFF 2022


Saturday, March 5 • 9:45 PM

Winner of the Best Independent Feature Film award at the 2021 Dublin Underground Cinema International Film Festival, ONCE UPON A TIME IN IRELAND — directed and co-written by Conor Slattery, who also stars — is a stylish black-and-white period piece set in West Cork during Ireland's Civil War. The story picks up in 1922 as a band of Republican IRA idealists is under siege in a tidal cave carved into the beautiful, rugged wilderness of the Irish Atlantic coast. Outside awaits a bloodthirsty force of pro-treaty British-supported troops.

(Note adapted from Indie Cork.) 

Credits: DIR/SCR/PROD Conor Slattery; SCR Gemma McCarthy; PROD Tracy Slattery. Ireland, 2021, color, 75 min. In English. NOT RATED

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