25 June 2017 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
Jim Sheridan’s ‘The Secret Scripture’ to enjoy March 24th cinema release
20 Jan 2017 : Katie McNeice
The latest feature from the six-time Oscar-nominated Writer/Director will arrive to the big screen in Ireland in just over two months, starring Irish talent such as Jack Reynor and Aidan Turner alongside ‘Carol’ star Rooney Mara.

The project adapts the original tale of Sebastian Barry’s award-winning novel with a large cast which also bears Vanessa Redgrave (Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool), Eric Bana (Special Correspondents), Theo James (Insurgent) and ‘Love/Hate’ favourite Tom Vaughan-Lawlor.

It focuses on Rose McNulty (Redgrave) who has spent half a century institutionalised and has developed a special connection with Dr. Grene (Bana), whose determination to discover her past and set her free drives the narrative. The story is embedded in the emergence of the Irish state in the 1940s, when both female sexuality and independence were unwelcome by both the church and politics.

‘The Secret Scripture’ screened at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2016 and is set to have its Irish premiere at ADIFF on Saturday, February 18th. Sheridan directs a script co-written with Johnny Ferguson (Fallout), produced by Noel Pearson and Rob Quigley for Ferndale Films and filmed in counties Dublin, Kilkenny and Sligo.

Wildcard Distribution is releasing in Ireland on behalf of Vertigo Releasing.




BREAKING NEWS
Wildcard Distribution to release 'The Farthest’ from July 28th
“It is just one story and there are so many stories to tell about this issue” - Writer/Director Tom Ryan on ‘Twice Shy’
‘Silent Grace’ to have TV Premiere on be3 Saturday at 21:00
Irish Film ‘Twice Shy’ leads the Cinema Releases this Weekend

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
“It is just one story and there are so many stories to tell about this issue” - Writer/Director Tom Ryan on ‘Twice Shy’
Irish Duo Jedward to take part in MTV International series ‘Single AF’
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Casting Call: Jim Sheridan & Colm Quinn’s Documentary ‘The Rocker: The Life and Music of Phil Lynott’
17 May 2017 
Fastnet Film Festival Announces 2017 Programme
09 May 2017 
Irish Winners at 2017 Newport Beach Film Festival
02 May 2017 
Jim Sheridan to helm ‘H-Block’ starring Jamie Dornan & Cillian Murphy
02 May 2017 
EDITOR'S PICK
Wildcard Distribution to release 'The Farthest’ from July 28th
Skytango CEO Steven Flynn talks Drones
Jonathan Farrelly talks ‘Leap of Faith’
TV Licence Fee may be Abolished in UK & NI
CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter