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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Irish Film Festival, Boston PresentsSpecial Events Archive

Stella Days

Stella Days

U.S. Premiere!

Boston Irish Film Festival Opening Night! Director Thaddeus O’Sullivan and star Stephen Rea in person!

Online sales have ended for this event. A limited number of tickets may become available 15 minutes prior to the screening. Due to popular demand Irish Film Festival, Boston has scheduled a second screening of Stella Days: Saturday, March 24, 8pm at the Somerville Theatre. Visit www.irishfilmfestival.com for more info!

(2011) dir Thaddeus O’Sullivan w/Stephen Rea, Martin Sheen, Gail Fitzpatrick, Trystan Gravelle, Tom Hickey, Amy Huberman [100 min]

A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience. STELLA DAYS is the story of a man, a story about the conflict between love and duty, hope and faith, and between the excitement of the unknown and the security of the familiar. It encapsulates the dilemma of Ireland in the mid-1950s – on the cusp of the modern but still clinging to the traditions of church and a cultural identity forged in very different times.

Preceded by the short film DOWNPOUR 

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