The best film in Irish cinemas in 2018 was…

Dublin Film Critics’ Circle hands out its annual Irish and international movie awards

Paddy Breathnach’s Rosie, a searing, moving meditation on the homelessness crisis, took the prize for best Irish film. From a script by Roddy Doyle, Rosie casts Sarah Greene and Moe Dunford as a couple desperately trying to find a room for the night in overcrowded Dublin.

It was another strong year for domestic cinema, with Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, a rough tale of prison life, and Lance Daly’s Black ’47, a commercially successful Famine story, following in second and third place. Dafhyd Flynn, brilliant as the lead in Michael Inside, was an inevitable winner of the breakthrough-artist category [ . . . ]

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