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Róise & Frank

“Róise & Frank is a genuinely delightful film”

- The Irish Times

 

“A wonderful story of finding hope in the darkest of places”

- Film Ireland

09.03.23

Doors Open: 20:00
Show Starts: 20:30

The funny and moving Irish-language film RÓISE & FRANK is a great film for all age groups, and is a must-see for dog lovers everywhere!

From directors Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy, Róise & Frank is set in the picturesque Ring peninsula in Co Waterford.

Róise (Bríd Ní Neachtain) is still in mourning following the sudden death of her husband Frank, is initially annoyed when a stray dog keeps mysteriously showing up at her door. But a series of eerie coincidences soon has Róise convinced that the dog is Frank, reincarnated.

‘Frank Madra’ soon proves a much-needed companion for both Róise and shy, hurling-loving local boy Maidhchi (Ruadhán de Faoite). But as the stray dog wins over the town, Róise’s mean-spirited neighbour Donncha (Lorcan Cranitch) is not so convinced…

Róise & Frank is a delightful Irish-language film for the whole family: a comedy-drama that will draw out smiles, tears and plenty of laughs from anyone who sees it. It has proven a hit at several recent festivals at home and abroad, including winning the critics’ award for Best Ensemble at the Dublin International Film Festival 2022, so don’t miss the chance to experience this in our one-of-a-kind theatre, right here at TSEAC!

Festivals & Awards:

Dublin International Film Festival, 2022

Galway Film Fleadh, 2022

Best Ensemble - Dublin International Film Festival DFCC Awards

Audience Award - Santa Barbara Film Festival & Sonoma International Film Festival

 

Director: Rachel Moriarty and Peter Murphy

Cast: Bríd Ní Neachtain, Cillian O'Gairbhi, Lorcan Cranitch, Ruadhán de Faoite

FILM INFO:  84mins. Ireland. 2022. PG (IFCO rating)

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