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What should you go see at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival?

Choose your favourite.

THE JAMESON DUBLIN International Film Festival is starting next week, but if you want to make sure you get to see the best films, we’d recommend you start booking early.

To help, here are some of the highlights from this year’s programme.

Head to the official website to pore over the entire thing.

Have any other suggestions? Share them in the comments.


  • The Price of Desire

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A look at the life of designer Eileen Gray – here’s our preview.

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Sundance favourite starring Jack Reynor as the son of an alcoholic mum played by Toni Collette.

A thriller set in the world of Co Kildare horse racing.


Russell Crowe’s directorial debut. Australian epic about father looking for his missing sons.

Source: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

American film starring Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern and Michael Shannon, about a man who falls in with criminals in order to keep his house.

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Chinese film about a child abduction.

Source: Official Neo Film Distribution/YouTube

Hungarian film about a seven-storey building that hosts some unusual occupants.

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Ukrainian film that is entirely in sign language, with no subtitles. Set in a boarding school, it focuses on a young boy who is drawn into organised crime and prostitution.

(Some partial nudity in this trailer)

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Cult Stanley Kubrick film, made in Ireland. Entire scenes were filmed by candlelight.

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Classic comedy starring Ryan O’Neal and Barbra Streisand:

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Based on the classic Truman Capote novel about a true crime:

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A documentary about the director of Drive and Only God Forgives:

Source: MOVIECLIPS Trailers/YouTube

The story of the infamous Golan and Globus producers who brought us Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren and more.

Source: World Movie Trailers/YouTube

Daisy Asquith explores her family’s Irish heritage, discovering long-lost relatives along the way.

Source: Deadline Hollywood/YouTube

Narrated by our own Matt Cooper, a look at Rodman’s trip to North Korea under the watchful eye of Kim Jong-Un.

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