Wednesday 29th September, 8pm. €7.00
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Director: Aleem Khan
Cast: Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss
Film Info: 89 minutes, UK, 2020, CLUB
Muslim convert Mary Hussain leads a quiet, contented life with her husband Ahmed, the captain of a cross-Channel ferry to France. But when Ahmed dies suddenly, Mary discovers that her husband may have been keeping secrets from her about his real connection to Calais.
Determined to uncover the full truth, Mary leaves her home to embark on a life-changing journey, the outcome of which will shake her to her core and force her to re-evaluate everything she had previously believed.
This debut from director Aleem Khan is a compelling yet sensitive exploration of how people can make connections despite cultural or physical barriers, and features a power-house central performance from British actress Joanna Scanlan as Mary.
Toronto International Film Festival 2020
BFI London Film Festival 2020
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021
Winner – Best Actress, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021
“★ ★ ★ ★ ★ After Love has the agony of a domestic tragedy and the tension of a Hitchcock thriller.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
“★ ★ ★ ★ Joanna Scanlan shines in this subtle drama of a widow who learns a shocking secret.” – Donald Clarke, The Irish Times