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Mairi Mhor: Her Life and Songs Details

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This tuneful British film, performed in Gaelic, follows the life of 19th-century Scottish songstress and political activist Mairi Mhor. After Mairi was wrongfully jailed for stealing, she began a 25 year career of writing political songs protesting Britain's domination of her people. She also was a leading activist in the Highland Land League. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

Alyxis Daly
as Mairi Mhor
Ceit Kearney
as Young Mairi
Andrew Stanson
as Captain Turner
Pauline Lockhart
as Nell
Artair Donald
as Policeman
Derek Anders
as Bailie Simpson

Crew

Eric Coulter
Director
John McGrath
Producer
John McGrath
Screenwriter
Mark Littlewood
Cinematographer
Jim Sutherland
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jim Sutherland
Composer (Music Score)
Bert Eeles
Editor
Lynn Aitken
Costume Designer
Phil Croal
Sound/Sound Designer
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