The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

  Now comes the end of that film in our cinemas, which was awarded at this year’s Cannes Film Festival – surprising how often one could read in the press – with the coveted Palme d’Or. The jury headed by the Chairman of Wong Kar-Wai unanimously chose The Wind That Shakes the Barley, winner in the competition and the reason for this, among other things, that these political films have won prestigious awards at a professional audience perspective of the greatest compassion. Has borrowed the title of director

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Cannes 2006

The Wind That Shakes the Barley - Cannes 2006

The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Cannes 2006

  In the years following the failed Easter Rising of 1916 and especially after the end of World War II, the atmosphere in Ireland is dominated by explosive and tense. To the increasingly anti-British sentiment on the island to become master, are hastily volunteers – mostly veterans of the war just ended recruits – so as to act against Sinn Fein party and the Irish separatists and support the existing pro-British Police Force Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) on. The Black and Tans, as the

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