Feb 26 - Director Colm Bairéad in Chicago for An Cailín Ciúin Screening
News22 February 2023
An Cailín Ciúin Opens In Chicago on February 24th
The Quiet Girl is on general release in Chicago from Feb 24th and in selected theatres throughout the rest of the US from March 3rd.
In Chicago it will screen at the Landmark Century Theatre https://www.landmarktheatres.com/movies/299438-the-quiet-girl and River East 21 https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/chicago/amc-river-east-21
There will be an advance screening with Q&A with director Colm Bairéad on Sunday 26th Feb at 2.15pm at the Landmark Century Theatre.
WINNER - Best International Film, Generation Kplus- Berlin International Film Festival 2022
WINNER - Audience Favorite Award - Film Fest 919 2022
Winner- Jury Award for BEST PICTURE - Newport Beach Film Festival 2022
WINNER - Best Film, Best Director, Best Lead Actress, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Production Design - Irish Film and Television Awards 2022
WINNER - Audience Award - Dallas International Film Festival 2022
WINNER - Best Irish Film - Dallas International Film Festival 2022
Cáit is a nine-year-old girl from an over-crowded, dysfunctional and impoverished family. Quietly struggling at school and at home, she has learnt to hide in plain sight from those around her.
As summer arrives and her pregnant mother’s due date approaches, Cáit (Catherine Clinch)
is sent to live with distant relatives. Without knowing when she will return home, she is left at the strangers’ house with only the clothes she is wearing. The Kinsellas, a middle-aged couple she has never met, dress the girl in what clothes they have.
They are farming people, like her own, but hard-working and wanting for nothing, it seems. Despite a warm reception from the woman, Eibhlín (Carrie Crowley), the man of the house, Seán (Andrew Bennett), keeps his distance from Cáit and she from him, but over time, their strained relationship begins to deepen. Slowly, in the care of the Kinsellas, Cáit blossoms and discovers a new way of living. But in this house where affection grows and there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one painful truth.