Name Oprah magazine’s “28 of the Best Irish Movies to Watch for an Escape”. Extra point for the directors

1. Brooklyn (John Crowley, 2015)

2. In the Name of the Father (Jim Sheridan, 1993)

3. Sing Street (John Carney, 2016)

4. Ondine (Neil Jordan, 2009)

5. Once (John Carney, 2007)

6. Evelyn (Bruce Beresford, 2002)

7. Extra Ordinary (Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, 2019)

8. The Quiet Man (John Ford, 1952)

9. The Commitments (Alan Parker, 1991)

10. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Ken Loach, 2006)

11. Michael Collins (Neil Jordan, 1996)

12. My Left Foot (Jim Sheridan, 1989)

13. Hunger (Steve McQueen, 2008)

14. Good Vibrations (Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, 2012)

15. The Magdalene Sisters (Peter Mullan, 2002)

16. The Guard (John Michael McDonagh. 2011)

17. Calvary (John Michael McDonagh, 2014)

18. Waking Ned Divine (Kirk Jones, 1998)

19. Circle of Friends (Pat O’Connor, 1995)

20. The Snapper (Stephen Frears, 1993)

21. P.S. I Love You (Richard LaGravenese, 2007)

22. The Book of Kells aka The Secret of Kells (Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey, 2009)

23. Into the West (Mike Newell, 1992)

24. Philomena (Stephen Frears, 2013)

25. The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992)

26. Intermission (John Crowley, 2003)

27. The Butcher Boy (Neil Jordan, 1997)

28. Black ’47 (Lance Daly, 2018)

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