U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: James Marsh
Cast: Aidan Gillen, Gabriel Byrne, Bronagh Gallagher
Duration: 100 mins
Beginning as Irish literary legend Samuel Beckett (Byrne) wins the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969, James Marsh’s biopic is a stylish portrait of the literary giant’s multi-faceted life.
Upon winning the prize, Beckett engages in a conversation with himself, returning to this through the film between vignettes of him as a younger man, exploring his guilt towards people in his life.
Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones, Queer as Folk) stars as James Joyce, an inspirational figure in Beckett’s story.