Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993.
Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted Dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for, but the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.
Cat Hogan returns to West Meath upon her mother's sudden death - she has an accident at home and died (or was it an accident?). Blood is about old secrets, older betrayals, mind games and the lies family tell each other.
Set in Belfast, a dare to paint over a mural of King Billy brings a group of Catholic youths into contact with Protestants eager to gain revenge. But soon paint-splashing turns to blood. ... See full summary »
I saw this film at the NYU International Film Festival in New York and couldn't stop thinking about it. It's a wonderful piece of story-telling about a young boy trying to escape his parents marital separation through his love for the piano. Although it's about something quite tragic, the film has heart and humor and is full of surprisingly entertaining moments. The kid who plays the lead role is incredible! I was so mesmerized by his performance. The emotion in his face and his eyes seems so real that you just wanna reach out and hug him. The rest of the cast are also very strong in their roles. I particularly liked the relationship between the father and the son as it was told through simple moments that were quite touching, yet never asking for attention. The director addresses a whole lot of issues that we encounter in the process of growing up and handles them brilliantly with a sense of humor. This is a very simple story told exceptionally well.
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