The Secret of Roan Inish (1994) 8.5 /10 American/Irish independent film written and directed by John Sayles. It is centered on the Irish and Orcadian folklores of selkies—seals that can shed their skins to become human.
A slice of life film with some beautiful music and heartfelt moments. What always grips me is the theme of meeting the right person at the wrong time, yet still being able to have a lasting impact on each other.
Waking Ned Devine One of my 10 favorite movies of all time! When a lottery winner in a small Irish town dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money. Actually filmed on the Isle of Man, not Ireland, but a fabulously funny film - charming