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The Wind That Shakes The Barley

A wartime drama about the 1920’s Irish revolution against the British. The Irish medical student Damian is about to start his new job in London as he is witness to the mercenary atrocities of the British and decides to join his brother in the resistance group I.R.A to fight for Irish independence.

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Released: May 18th, 2006
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Rating:
Runtime: 124 Minutes
Genres: Drama / History / War
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The Wind That Shakes The Barley Main Cast

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Cillian Murphy
Cillian Murphy
plays Damien
Padraic Delaney
Padraic Delaney
plays Teddy
Liam Cunningham
Liam Cunningham
plays Dan
Orla Fitzgerald
Orla Fitzgerald
plays Sinead
Mary O'Riordan
Mary O'Riordan
plays Peggy
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • In the cinema scene, the man at the piano is really playing it. He's Neil Brand, one of Britain's leading silent cinema accompanists, who in 2006 featured significantly as a composer and accompanist in the BBC television series "Paul Merton's Silent Clowns".
  • The title was taken from the poem The Wind that Shakes the Barley by 19th century poet Robert Dwyer Joyce: "But blood for blood without remorse // I've taken at Oulart Hollow // And laid my true love's clay-cold corpse // Where I full soon may follow //As 'round her grave I wander drear // Noon, night and morning early // With breaking heart when e'er I hear // The wind that shakes the barley". The poem is about a young man who joins the 1798 rebellion after his true love is killed.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Teddy delivers Damien's letter to Sinead, he puts his cap on, gets on his motorcycle, and puts his goggles on the handlebar. In a wide shot, the goggles are around his neck.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): In the beginning, as the characters play a game of hurling, a farm is visible in the background, at the foot of a mountain. The buildings near the farmhouse are much too large and modern to have been constructed in 1920's Ireland.
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