The highly acclaimed and award-winning Irish Language film An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) is coming to cinemas in Australia and New Zealand. Based on the book Foster by Irish writer Claire Keegan, An Cailín Ciúin is written and directed by Colm Bairéad, his debut feature. The film had its world premiere at the prestigious Berlinale in February and scooped The Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury for Best Film wowing critics and audiences alike. It has won a staggering seven Irish Film and Television Academy awards at the recent IFTAs including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress. The Business Post says “This delicate, deeply affecting coming-of-age story might just be the best Irish-language film ever made”.
The film will appear at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) – details here: https://miff.com.au/program/film/the-quiet-girl
NZ screenings can be found here: https://www.madmanfilms.com.au/the-quiet-girl/