Irish Premiere of Death and Nightingales - Director’s Cut feature
Director: Allan Cubitt
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Ann Skelly and Matthew Rhys
Release Date: Sat 15 Jun 2019
IFTA hosts the Irish premiere of ‘Death and Nightingales’ (Director's Cut) starring Jamie Dornan, Ann Skelly and Matthew Rhys.
The Screening will be followed by Q&A with Director Allan Cubitt and creative talent.
It is 1885 in County Fermanagh and young Beth Winters (Skelly) is dreaming of running away from the unhappy relationship endured with her stepfather, William (Rhys). In a struggle to control her own identity, she decides on her 23rd birthday to escape her limited life with the aid of a charming newcomer (Dornan). Based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Irish author Eugene McCabe, ‘Death and Nightingales’ is an epic tale of love, betrayal, deception and revenge.