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Film at glór with Access Cinema: Tarrac


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Directed by Declan Recks Drama Ireland, 2022 96 Mins Subtitled

Aoife, a workaholic based in Dublin, reluctantly returns home to Kerry to care for her father after his heart attack. Having left years previously after the death of her mother, the relationship between father and daughter is strained.

During her stay, Aoife begins to reconnect with her home and old friends, getting involved again in Naomhog or currach racing. Eventually, she agrees to join the local team and strive to win the regional finals for their village, a feat not achieved in 22 years. As Aoife’s past and present collide, she is pushed to her limits by the demanding training regimen, forcing her to confront her unresolved grief and her issues with her father.

The combination of female solidarity for these ‘sisters of the sea’ and a sharp focus on festering family injuries… see this feelgood feature sail over the waves of predictability for a sweet landing on solid home ground.’ Fionnuala Halligan, Screen International

Powerful…Beautifully crafted.’ The Echo

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