Ireland 1845. As the famine tightens its grip, a fisherman is hunted for crimes he did not commit. Unable to protect his family from death he is subsumed by darkness until a helpless little girl saves him from despair.
Is fadscannán é Arracht atá léirithe ag Macalla le cabhair ó TG4, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann (BSÉ) agus Údarás Craolachán na hÉireann (UCE) tríd an scéim Cine4.
Scríofa agus faoi stiúir Tom Sullivan. Léirithe ag Cúán Mac Conghail do Mhacalla.
Tá súil go mbeidh Arracht sna pictiúrlanna i 2020.
Tuilleadh eolas le fáil ar IMDb anseo.
Féach grianghraif ón seit anseo.
Arracht is a feature film by Macalla, supported by TG4, the Irish Film Board (IFB), and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) through the Cine4 scheme.
Written and directed by Tom Sullivan. Produced by Cúán Mac Conghail for Macalla.
Arracht is set to release in autumn 2020.
For more information, see IMDb.
Check out photos from the shoot here.
Starring Dónall Ó Héalaí, Michael McElhatton, Siobhán O’Kelly and introducing a stunning debut from 11 year old Saise Ní Chuinn, Arracht is a haunting tale of overcoming grief and the fight for survival. Set in Ireland, 1845, the film centers on fisherman Colmán Sharkey, who takes in a a stranger, Patsy, a former soldier, who arrives just ahead of the blight – a crop disease that caused the Great Plague, killing and displacing millions of Irish people. Arracht was filmed entirely on the remote west coast of ireland in Connemara.
Other cast members include Dara Devaney, Peter Coonan, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh and Michelle Beamish. Original music score written and performed by Kíla. Production design by Padráig Ó Neill. Edited by Mary Crumlish, with post-production services from Outer Limits. Costume design by Clodagh Deegan, makeup by Niamh O’Loan.