Guest Author - Mary Ellen Sweeney
Ireland is well known for its famous landscapes. What draws the tourists also draws the film-makers: breathtaking scenery and hospitable people. Over the years many movies have been made in Ireland, some about Irish topics and some in which Irish locations were used for non-Irish topics. Which ones have you seen?
Agnes Browne, All Things Bright and Beautiful, Angel, Angela's Ashes, Angela Mooney Rides Again, An Awfully Big Adventure, The Actors
Ballykissangel, Barry Lyndon, The Big Red One, Bloody Sunday, Blue Max, The Boys and Girl from County Clare, The Boy from Mercury, Borstal Boy, The Boxer, Braveheart, The Butcher Boy, Benedict Arnold, Bobbie’s Girl, Bitter Harvest, Breakfast on Pluto
Cal, The Commitments, Circle of Friends, Country, Chasing the Dragon, The Closer You Get,
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dancing at Lughnasa, The Dawning, The Dead, December Bride, The Devil's Own
Eat the Peach, Educating Rita, Excalibur, Ella Enchanted, Evelyn
Falling for a Dancer, Far and Away, The Field, First Great Train Robbery, Fathers and Sons, Felicia’s Journey,
The General, Goldfish Memory
Hear My Song, Hidden Agenda, High Spirits, Henry V, High Boot Benny, Highbinders
In the Name of the Father, Into the West, I Went Down, Intermission, In America
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, A Love Divided
The Mackintosh Man, The Magdalene Sisters, A Man of No Importance, Michael Collins, The Miracle, Moby Dick, My Left Foot, Magnificent Ambersons, Morlang, The Matchmaker
The Playboys, Purple Taxi
The Quiet Man, Quackser Fortune has a Cousin in the BronxThe Secret of Roan Inish
This Is My Father, Tailor of Panama, The Seventh Stream
Widows Peak, Words on a Window Pane, War of the Buttons, When the Sky Falls, With or Without You, Waking Ned Devine
Watch Ireland tonight.
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