Original title: An Cailín CiúinIreland, 2022
Director: Colm Bairéad
Writers: Colm Bairéad (adaptation), based on the story “Foster" by Claire Keegan
Stars: Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett
Rural Ireland 1981. A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.
FILM OF THE YEAR!!! The Quiet Girl by Colm Bairéad is named the "finest film of the year" by film critic, Ryan Gilbey of The New Statesman
“one of the most exquisitely realised films of the year”, Wendy Ide, Observer