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The Quiet Girl (An Cailín Ciúin)

Country: Ireland
Language: English/Irish with subtitles
Director: Colm Bairéad
Runtime: 96 minutes
Rating: PG
Date: May 06, 2023 at 5:00pm
Location: Salmar Classic Theatre

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Set in 1981, this film tells the story of Cáit, a young girl who is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with “her mother’s people” in rural Ireland for the summer. Slowly, In the care of a middle-aged couple, relatives she has never met, Cáit blossoms and discovers a new way of living. But in this house where affection grows and there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one. A subtle, deeply moving tale, The Quiet Girl is nominated for Best International Film at the 2023 Oscars.

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