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Silent Grace

2001 cert 15, running time 89 minutes

Director: Maeve Murphy

Set in Armagh prison in I980 at the height of the notorious 'Dirty Protest' Silent Grace tells the untold story of women's involvement in the struggle by Republican prisoners for political status. A fictional story based on true events, Silent Grace is a gripping story of friendship and survival. Aine, a criminal wild child, is thrown into the same cell as the highest ranking Republican prisoner. Eileen helps save Aine's sanity and as the protest escalates to the hunger strike Aine does all she can to help save Eileen's life.

Starring Orla Brady, Cathleen Brady, Cara Seymour, Dawn Bradfield, Conor Mullen and Robert Newman.


"What is special about this film is the overwhelming strength of the performances." Vanessa Gildea Film West "Powerfully told, well worth seeing" Hugh Linehan - The Ticket "Controversial Irish backed project" Vanessa Thorpe - The Observer "A real find" Roger Shamon - Birmingham Post "Ken Loach meets Robert Rodriguez" Irish Examiner "Powerful, moving, a totally outstanding film" Sunday Life

DVD info

Format: DVD PAL Region 0

Silent Grace




More details: Silent Grace website.



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