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Float Like a Butterfly (N/C 15+)

2-3 March

  • Part of a Festival Strand Pioneer

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

GFT / Sat 2 (20.30) & Sun 3 Mar (11.00)

Director Carmel Winters and actor Hazel Doupe will attend the screening on Sat 2 Mar.


Hazel Doupe gives a charismatic, star-making performance in this triumphant coming-of-age tale set in Ireland’s travelling community during the 1970s. Frances (Doupe) is a born fighter who idolises Muhammad Ali. She is ready to defend herself against the many blows that life delivers, from the tragic death of her mother to having a feckless father Michael (Dara Devaney) who resents her refusal to conform to his suffocating notions of gender. A lyrical heartbreaker of a film, with a plangent soundtrack of traditional Irish songs and a collection of knockout performances.

turbulence and determination instil the film with a strong pulse that keeps it bobbing and weaving

The Hollywood Reporter
  • Director Carmel Winters
  • Cast Hazel Doupe, Dara Devaney, Aidan O’Hare
  • Certificate N/C 15+
  • Running time 1h41m
  • Country Ireland
  • Year of Production 2018
  • Thanks to West End Films
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