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The Wind That Shakes the Barley

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Two brothers are caught on differing sides of the battle for Irish freedom in this politically minded historical drama from veteran British filmmaker [[Performer~P99998~Ken Loach~kenloach]]. It's 1920, and Damien O'Donovan ([[Performer~P271775~Cillian Murphy~cillianmurphy]]) 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 Teddy ([[Performer~P474010~Padraic...more

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