Saturday 24th September 2pm
IRL 2022, 94mins, Dir. Colm Bairéad
Actors: Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett
An Irish-language adaptation of the acclaimed story, Foster, written by Claire Keegan in which a young girl (Clinch) is sent to stay with relatives (Crowley and Bennett) who, despite being better off, carry their own heavy burden which the young girl helps to lift.
First published in the New Yorker and declared “Best of the Year” by the magazine, the story was expanded by Keegan and published as a standalone novella. The film has excelled critically and at the Irish box-office before being nominated for the Oscar long-list in the Best Foreign Language category.
Actress Carrie Crowley discusses with Johnny Gogan her perspective on the adaptation process involved and her lead role in the film
2pm Ticket €5