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A Love Divided

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Synopsis

A Love Divided is the moving and dramatic love story of a marriage between a Catholic and a Protestant in 1950's Ireland. The events of their lives made international news headlines. Based on a true story A Love Divided is essentially a love story about a brave and passionate couple whose love was severely tested but was strong enough to survive - against all the odds.


'This story is about having the nerve to stand outside of your own tribe and make your decisions in the face of your history and upbringing. It is about having control over your own lives - that is Sheila and Sean's love story'.

Syd Macartney - Director


Locations - Dublin city and country, Rathdrum and Wicklow environs, and Ballycastle.

Details

Year
2000
Type of film
Features
Running Time
100 mins
Format
35mm Kodak
Director
Syd Macartney
Producer
David Blake-Knox (RTE), Barbara McKissack (BBC Scotland), Rod Stoneman (Irish Film Board)
Editor
Ray Roantree
Screenwriter
Stuart Hepburn
Director of Photography
Cedric Culliton
Sound
Alan Seavers
Music
Fiachra Trench
Principal Cast
Liam Cunningham, Orla Brady, Tony Doyle

Production Company

Parallel Film Productions Ltd
Contacts: Alan Moloney, Tim Palmer
Columbia Mills
14-15 Sir John Rogersons Quay
Dublin 2
Tel: 00 353 1 671 8555
Fax: 00 353 1 671 8242
pfp@iol.ie

Sales
Company

Stranger than Fiction
Contacts: Grace Carley, Victoria Singleton
Riverbank House
1 Putney Bridge Approach
London SW6 3JD
Tel: 171 751 0088
Fax: 171 751 0099