Films & Other Videos
Films with: Kavanagh, John
- Butcher boy
- Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie's becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him.
- DVD 6705
- Is there one who understands me? the world of James Joyce /
- "The authoritative documentary on the man who single-handedly transformed English literature in the 20th century ... Shot in Joyce's tracks in Dublin, Trieste, Zurich, Rome, London, and Paris; it draws on the reminiscences of numerous associates, friends, and relatives, and shows the role in Joyce's development of such figures as Harriet Weaver and Sylvia Beach"--Container.
- DVD 10297
- Sharpe's sword
- Sharpe (Bean) is sent to protect El Mirador, Wellington's best spy, and finds himself a target of Colonel Leroux (Fierry), a ferocious French swordsman who has been commanded to capture El Mirador. When Sharpe is wounded in battle, a mute French convent girl (Mortimer) comes to his aid.
- DVD 2564