Break Out - News detail page module - post5 - BREAK OUT PICTURES ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THE ON-DEMAND RELEASE OF AWARD WINNING IRISH LANGUAGE FILM ARRACHT ON FEBRUARY 28th
Break Out Pictures Are Delighted To Announce The On-Demand Release Of Award Winning Irish Language Film Arracht On February 28th
14th February 2022
Bracingly Authentic …A Powerful Impact
An austere and implacable drama about finding hope when all else is lost
Unmissable… a beautifully crafted murder ballad
Following on from international raves, awards and domestic box office success, Arracht, the stunning debut from writer-director Tom Sullivan, will be released on-demand on February 28
Arracht is a bracingly authentic and tender story about finding hope when all else is lost, focusing on Colmán Sharkey, a ﬁsherman, a father, a husband, living on the wild shores of Connemara in 1845 as The Great Hunger descends. The film blends Ireland’s tragic history with more modern elements of genre conventions and boasts a wide cast of Irish actors including Screen Daily’s Star of Tomorrow nominee, Dónall Ó Héalaí in the starring role.The film was shot entirely on location in Connemara with a beautiful score from Emmy-nominated Irish group Kíla.
Arracht was selected as Ireland’s official entry for the 2021 Oscars® and also optioned for a Hollywood remake. It is produced by Cúán MacConghail of Macalla Teoranta and backed by Screen Ireland, BAI and TG4.
Viewers can stream or download-to-own this incredible film from various platforms including Google Play, Virgin Media, Sky Store, IFI @Home , Volta ,You Tube, Amazon, Chili, Rakuten and BFI Player.
It can also be pre-ordered here