About the film
sibling relationship england civil war resistance guerrilla warfare underground traitor mercenary independence british army british empire dublin, ireland irish civil war (1922-23) peace historical fiction ira (irish republican army) ireland colonialism
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Release Date: March 23, 2006
|Slogan||:||«War has cost them their innocence... Freedom will cost them their blood.»|
|Production Companies||:||Sixteen Films, Matador Pictures, Regent Capital, UK Film Council, Screen Ireland, Element Films, BIM Distribuzione, EMC Produktion, Tornasol Films, Diaphana Films, Pathé Distribution, Cinéart, TV3 Television Network Ireland, Filmcoopi Zürich, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen|
|Producers||:||Rebecca O'Brien, Carol Moorhead|
In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in the Irish Republican Army, but political events are soon set in motion that tear the brothers apart.