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The Wind That Shakes the Barley


Two brothers are caught on differing sides of the battle for Irish freedom in this politically minded historical drama from veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach. It's 1920, and Damien O'Donovan (Cillian Murphy) has recently graduated from medical school. Damien plans to leave the small village in Ireland where he was born to take a job in London, much to the annoyance of his brother...more Critics


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… its power lies as much in its presentation as its plot …

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82 out of 100 Metascore®

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