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3.7
2,069 Ratings

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Directed by Ken Loach
Ireland, Germany, 2006
Drama, War, History

Synopsis

In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O’Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend’s farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in the Irish Army, but the two of them will soon be torn apart.

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The Wind that Shakes the Barley Directed by Ken Loach

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Palme d'Or

European Film Awards

2006 | Winner: European Cinematographer

2006 | 4 nominations including: European Director

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2007 | 3 nominations including: British Film of the Year

British Independent Film Awards

2006 | 4 nominations including: Best British Independent Film

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