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Alan Gilsenan was born in 1962 in Ireland. He is a director and writer, known for The Road to God Knows Where (1988), Timbuktu (2004) and The Yellow Bittern (2009). He has been married to Catherine Nunes since 2003. They have two children. See full bio »


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 2020 Great Book of Ireland (Documentary)
 2018/III The Meeting
 2017 Meetings with Ivor (Documentary)
 2016 Unless
 2014 Pioneers and Aviators (Documentary)
 2013 Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay (Documentary) (lead director)
 2012 Masterpiece: Ireland's Favourite Painting (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Treasure of the Bogs (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Two for the Road (TV Series documentary)
 2010 The Home (TV Series documentary)
 2009 The Yellow Bittern (Documentary)
 2008 The Importance of Being Irish (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2007 Paul Durcan: The Dark School (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Hospice (TV Series documentary)
 2006 The Legend of Liam Clancy (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2006 The Asylum (TV Series documentary)
 2004 Timbuktu
 2003 Sing on Forever (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Ghost of Roger Casement (Documentary)
 2001 Zulu 9 (Short)
 1999 The Irish Empire (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Dreams of Home (1999)
- The Scattering (1999)
 1997 God Bless America: Marsha Hunt (TV Series documentary)
 1995 God Bless America: Gore Vidal (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 The Road to God Knows Where (Documentary)
 1985 Sheila (Short)
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