A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.
A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Fresh out from the jail after one year condemned by narcotics possession, Rose-Lynn Harlan is a 23-years old working-class girl from Glasgow, Scotland, who tries rectify her chaotic life: foul-mouthed, streetwise, rebel and free-spirited, Rose-Lynn meets again her little children, older Wynonna and younger Lyle, cared since her imprisonment by their grandmother Marion, who despises openly her daughter's lifestyle. Worker in the bakery of a shopping center along 20 years, Marion struggles to understand her stranded daughter, who becomes determined to travel Nashville, Tennesse (USA) to turn in a famous country singer. Due to the lack of resources and her low-rate academic studies, Rose-Lynn tries return to her former job as singer in the Grand Ole Opry, a country bar, being fired by the owners Jackie and Alan after to learn about her conviction. Thanks to Marion's good name, Rose-Lynn gets a job as cleaning lady in the house of Susannah, an upper-class woman married with James and ...Written by
Wild Rose was screened at Dingle International Film Festival in Co Kerry, Ireland - The same county where Jessie Buckley was born. See more »
Rose-Lynn describes Johnny Cash as a convicted felon; however, despite his "outlaw" image, Cash was only ever convicted of various misdemeanors, and never served a sentence longer than a single night in jail. See more »
The whole story was excellently portrayed. Buckley excels both vocally and portraying the problems of so many in similar positions. It has ups and downs and doesn't shy away from challenging issues nor glorify them. Julie Walters alongside Buckley was perfect also. Although their greatness on set did outshine most of the supporting cast who had a daytime cheap tv drama feel about them although this did not take to much away. Also anything involving whispering Bob Harris has to be worth seeing. A feel good romp of a film.
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