The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)


Set during the 1920’s Irish revolution against the British, an Irish medical student is about to start his new job in London – but after he witnesses the mercenary atrocities of the British, he decides to join his brother in the IRA to fight for Irish independence.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley Kickass
Kickass Score: 7.1/10 from 154 votes
Release Date: 2006-05-18
Status: Released
Run time: 124 min / 2:4
Production Studio : BIM Distribuzione, Matador Pictures, Diaphana Films, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Element Films, UK Film Council, Pathé Distribution, Irish Film Board, Tornasol Films, Sixteen Films, Regent Capital, EMC Produktion, Cinéart, TV3 Television Network Ireland, Filmcoopi Zürich, Oil Flick Films No.2
Production Countries: Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland

The Wind That Shakes the Barley Casts

Cillian Murphy
as Damien O'Donovan
Pádraic Delaney
as Teddy
Liam Cunningham
as Dan
Orla Fitzgerald
as Sinead
Gerard Kearney
as Donnacha
William Ruane
as Gogan
Roger Allam
as John Hamilton
Laurence Barry
as Micheail
Sabrina Barry
as Julia
Kieran Aherne
as Sweeney
Scott Peden
as Black and Tan Soldier

The Wind That Shakes the Barley Crew

Sound George Fenton Original Music Composer
Directing Ken Loach Director
Writing Paul Laverty Screenplay
Production Rebecca O'Brien Producer
Camera Barry Ackroyd Director of Photography
Editing Jonathan Morris Editor
Art Fergus Clegg Set Designer
Art Michael Higgins Art Direction