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The Quiet Girl

Dir: Colm Bairéad
Cast: Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett
94mins   2022   Ireland   12A    Irish Gaelic    Subtitled   

Set in the stunning landscapes of rural Ireland in the early eighties, a quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her overcrowded, 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 a painful truth.

'There’s a heartfelt simplicity to the film’s story, a rumination on grief’s longevity and pain through the eyes of a child' - Alicia Haddick, Little White Lies