Wind That Shakes the Barley

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Wind That Shakes The Barley Synopsis

Ireland 1919: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless 'Black and Tan' squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning career as a doctor and joins his brother, Teddy, in a dangerous and violent fight for freedom. As the freedom fighters' bold tactics bring the British to breaking point, both sides finally agree to a treaty to end the bloodshed. But, despite the apparent victory, civil war erupts and the families, who fought side by side, find themselves pitted against one another as sworn enemies, putting their loyalties to the ultimate test.

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by Andres Gomez

Intense drama about Ireland's independence from the UK and the ultimate reasons for the need of freedom. Read More

Wind That Shakes The Barley Casts

Cillian Murphy

Damien O'Donovan

Roger Allam

John Hamilton, Sir John Hamilton

Mark Bryce

British Soldier

Corina Gough

Woman in Search

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