Stiúrathóir: Tom Ó Súileabháin
Director : Tom Sullivan
Déardaoin 23ú Meitheamh 8i.n (Doirse 7.30i.n)
Thursday 23rd June 8pm (Door Open 7.30pm)
Á gcur i láthair ag Club Scannán Chluainín
ARRACHT tells the story of Colmán Sharkey, a ﬁsherman, a father, a husband, living on the wild shores of Connemara in 1845 as The Great Hunger descends. As land taxes rise and crops rot Colmán confronts his Landlord, the night ends in deadly violence and Colmán is forced to go on the run, hunted for crimes he did not commit. As the years pass in solitude, Colmán returns to the mainland and encounters a young girl, Kitty and a life-saving friendship develops.
ARRACHT is a bracingly authentic and tender story about finding hope when all else is lost.
ARRACHT is written and directed by Tom Sullivan, featuring Dónall Ó Héalai in the starring role. It is produced by Cúán MacConghail and backed by Screen Ireland and TG4.
“Bracingly Authentic …A Powerful Impact” Screen Daily
“An austere and implacable drama about finding hope when all else is lost ” Little White Lies
“Unmissable… a beautifully crafted murder ballad “Irish Times
Arracht – a Famine epic, as Gaeilge, that finds hope amid the grim ghosts – Independent
Arracht pulls no punches about the suffering experienced during the Great Hunger – Irish Examiner.
8pm Ticéidí €5