Indepence for Ireland

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1.
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)
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After inheriting his father's title, the young noble Hugh O'Connell is taken hostage by the English viceroy but escapes to lead an uprising. (110 mins.)
 
2.
Ryan's Daughter (1970)
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Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer. (206 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
3.
Scarlett (1994 Mini-Series)
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Atlanta, 1873. It's another day (Melanie's funeral, in fact), and Scarlett is determined to win back... (360 mins.)
 
4.
The Informer (1935)
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In 1922, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in. (91 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
5.
The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)
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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are. (85 mins.)
 
6.
Rebel Heart (2001 Mini-Series)
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The move towards independence in Ireland, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the 1922 civil war is seen through the eyes of a naive idealistic young man (196 mins.)
 
7.
Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
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The story of General Romeo Dallaire's frustrated efforts to stop the madness of the Rwandan Genocide, despite the complete indifference of his superiors. (112 mins.)
 
8.
Ballyvaughan Story (2006 Short Film)
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The year is 1921 and the village of Ballyvaughan in Western Ireland is engulfed in the Irish War of Independence with the British... (6 mins.)
Director: Sara Pocock
Stars: Jim Hyland
 
9.
Michael Collins (1996)
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Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War. (133 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
10.
The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)
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A faithful depiction of how the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921. (107 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lewis
 
11.
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
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Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces. (127 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
12.
The Last September (1999)
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In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece... (103 mins.)
Director: Deborah Warner
 
13.
Talk of Angels (1998)
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This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about... (96 mins.)
Director: Nick Hamm
 
14.
My Left Foot (1989)
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Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
15.
Nora (2000)
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In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank... (106 mins.)
Director: Pat Murphy
 
16.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977)
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Stephen Dedalus is a young man growing up in Ireland in the early part of the 20th century. His search for knowledge and undestanding... (98 mins.)
Director: Joseph Strick
 
17.
Irish Destiny (1926)
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An IRA man races to Dublin to warn his colleagues of a forthcoming raid, but he is captured by British forces. (73 mins.)
Director: George Dewhurst