The Wind that Shakes the Barley

The Wind that Shakes the Barley
  • 2006
  • Germany/Italy/Spain/France/Ireland/UK
  • 2h 7min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ken Loach
  • Written by: Paul Laverty
  • Cast: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Orla Fitzgerald, Liam Cunningham
  • Language: English, Irish, Latin
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Telling the story of the Irish War for Independence, from the Irish point of view, Loach and Scottish screenwriter Paul Laverty produce a solid, no-nonsense piece of drama, impressively acted by professionals and non-professionals alike. Focusing on the human costs of a grand injustice, it serves as a rallying cry for us to learn from past mistakes, drawing parallels to the present conflict in Iraq.

Performance times

Highbury Theatre Centre, Sutton Coldfield (0.0 miles)

Sheffield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 5HD
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Sun 30 Jun


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