The Quiet Girl
March 10 - 23, 2023
In this heart-wrenching drama set in 1980s rural Ireland, a neglected youngster from a dysfunctional family is sent away for the summer. She blossoms in the care of her foster parents, but soon discovers this enchanting place is hiding a tragic secret. Oscar nominee - Best International Feature Film.
Rural Ireland. 1981. Nine-year-old Cait is sent away from her overcrowded, dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. Quietly struggling at school and at home, she has learned to hide in plain sight from those around her. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one painful truth.
- Original Language Title: An Cailín Ciúin
- Director: Colm Bairéad
- Principal Cast: Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett
- Country: Ireland
- Year: 2022
- Running Time: 94 min.
- Producer: Cleona Ní Chrualaoi
- Screenplay: Colm Bairéad
- Cinematographers: Kate McCullough
- Editors: John Murphy
- Music: Stephen Rennicks
- Language: Gaelic, English
- US Distributor: Super LTD (NEON)
- International Sales: Bankside Films
- MPAA Rating: Official Oscar Submission 2023 (Best International Feature)