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Now elderly and living in a London bedsit, an old man recalls his memories as an emigrant.


  • I Could Read the Sky is an Irish film concerning the Irish experience of emigration and exile.


  • Based upon a photographic novel by Timothy O'Grady and Steve Pyke.


  • The old man is played by Irish writer and poet Dermot Healy.


  • The film won a Don Quixote Award.


Character:

Francie

Writer:

Nichola Bruce (as Nicola Bruce).  Based on the book by Timothy O'Grady and Steve Pyke

Director: 
Nichola Bruce

Producer:
Janine Marmot

Production Company: 
Hot Property Films

Additional Cast:
Dermot Healy, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Steven Rae, Liam O’Maonlai, Padraic Breathnach, Mick Lally

Status:
Available for purchase


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Video

"I Could Read The Sky"

By Angus Wolfe Murray/ Eye For Film


Nicola Bruce resurrects the art film with scrupulous credentials and a beautiful score. The nature of the subject requires a particular sensitivity, with the most delicate of movements. All this she achieves...

Scenes from I Could Read The Sky