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The Eclipse (2009)

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In a seaside Irish town, a widower sparks with a visiting horror novelist while he also begins to believe he is seeing ghosts.

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In a seaside Irish town, a widower sparks with a visiting horror novelist while he also begins to believe he is seeing ghosts.

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If there is life after death - love lives on

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Rated R for language and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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$13,207 (USA) (26 March 2010)

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$128,937 (USA) (11 June 2010)
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Quiet, gentle masterpiece
19 March 2012 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

"The Eclipse", is a quiet, gentle masterpiece, an original blend of seemingly incompatible genre. Bit of a horror, tad of a romance and a dash of comedy, but it all stays together and enhances the remarkable flavor. Lonely widower hosts a literary conference, while drowning in the overwhelming current of grief. Hence, he meets two writers and that is pretty much the plot. Simple and unforgettable, directed with an assured hand by the writer Conor McPherson and played beautifully by all three protagonists. Ciaran Hinds stands out among three with strong, but subtle presence. His deep sadness just breaks your heart. Lovely surprise.


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