The Eclipse

The Eclipse

Ciarán Hinds
Director: Conor McPherson Cast: Ciarán Hinds
Ciarán Hinds
, Iben Hjejle
Iben Hjejle
, Aidan Quinn
Aidan Quinn
Conor McPherson

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Michael Farr (Ciarán Hinds of Munich) is a depressed widower who teaches shop in the small seaside town of Cobh, in County Cork, Ireland, where he lives with his two children. While he continues to adjust to life without his beloved wife, who died two years earlier, he begins to experience strange, possibly supernatural occurrences connected to his elderly father-in-law, who is close to death in a local nursing home. When Michael volunteers at the town's annual literary festival, he's assigned to look after Lena Morelle (Iben Hjejle of High Fidelity). Lena is known for her ghost stories, and Michael, impressed with the realistic nature of her writing, shares his recent experiences with her. While Michael and Lena grow closer, another famous author, Nicholas Holden (Aidan Quinn), a married man with a scandalous reputation, arrives in town for the festival, hoping to rekindle a brief affair he had with Lena a year before. As Michael and Nicholas clash over Lena's affections, Michael's supernatural visions grow more vivid and disturbing. The Eclipse was directed by Irish playwright Conor McPherson (The Actors), from a script by McPherson and author/playwright Billy Roche, loosely based on the story "Table Manners" from Roche's collection Tales from Rainwater Pond. The film had its world premiere at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival, where Hinds won the award for Best Actor in a Narrative Feature.

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Product Details

Release Date: 06/29/2010
UPC: 0876964003032
Original Release: 2009
Source: Magnolia Home Ent
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:28:00
Sales rank: 64,207

Special Features

Making of Eclipse; HDNet: A look at the Eclipse

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ciarán Hinds Michael Farr
Iben Hjejle Lena Morelle
Aidan Quinn Nicholas Holden
Jim Norton Malachy McNeill
Eanna Hardwicke Thomas Farr
Hannah Lynch Sarah Farr

Technical Credits
Conor McPherson Director,Screenwriter
Consolata Boyle Costumes/Costume Designer
Kevin Byrne Special Effects Supervisor
Johnny Byrne Art Director
Fionnuala Ní Chiosáin Score Composer
Cathleen Dore Co-producer,Production Manager
Donal Geraghty Co-producer
Mark Geraghty Production Designer
Ronan Hill Sound Mixer
Oonagh Kearney Casting
Ivan McCullough Cinematographer
Paddy McDonald Executive Producer
Rebecca O'Flanagan Executive Producer
Katherine Rayner Makeup
Emer Reynolds Editor
Billy Roche Screenwriter
Gail Stevens Casting
Robert Walpole Producer
Lizzi Lawson Zeiss Makeup

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Eclipse
1. Straight to Bed [10:10]
2. Dream About You [8:12]
3. It's Nicholas [9:16]
4. So Good to See You [4:18]
5. Everything Alright? [11:36]
6. Alone [4:13]
7. Beautiful Place [6:01]
8. Family [10:25]
9. Not Like a Dream [8:29]
10. Taxi [3:55]
11. Moving On [6:46]
12. End Credits [3:58]

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