Independence for Ireland

Hanging Gale (1995)
Four brothers fight for survival during the Potato Famine, 1846
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)
In Ireland 1587 Hugh O'Donnell inherits the title of the prince of Donegal and tries to unite Ireland to oppose English occupation
Ryan’s Daughter (1970)
An Irish woman has a passionate adulterous relationship with a British officer and is accused of treason
Parnell (1937)
Struggle for Home Rule in Ireland under Charles Stuart Parnell
Captain Boycott (1947)
Origin of the word "boycott" in Ireland
Follow up on Gone with the Wind; misery of the Irish under British control
Far and Away (1992)
Anti-landlord uprising in Ireland sends a young man and woman to the USA and eventually to the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889
The Informer (1935)
Informing on one's own during the violent Sinn Fein civil rebellion
Juno and the Paycock (1930)
Irish family breakdown and son accused of being an informant
Rebel Heart (2001)
Miniseries set in period from the 1916 Easter Rising until the end of the civil war
1916 Easter Uprising (up coming film)
Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
IRA fights the Black and Tans trained to suppress the IRA (with James Cagney)
Fools of Fortune (1990)
A man wants vengeance after the British army destroys his family and home at the onset of the Irish war of independence
The Black and Tans make life very difficult for one young IRA fellow
1921, young girl tries to save her village from British retribution for IRA killing two British marines; short animated film of 6 minutes
Michael Collins (1996)
Leader of the Irish during the 1922 revolt
The Treaty (1991)
The one negotiated by Michael Collins in 1921 that led to civil war (1922-1923)
The controversial 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty
Tempestuous first meeting of Michael Collins and Winston Churchill at Churchill's private residence
The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
Criticism of the actions of the British leading to the Irish fight for independence
The Last September (1999)
The Anglo-Irish play while the Irish world around them is rebelling
Talk of Angels (1998)
Irish woman flees impending marriage to a political activist only to find political troubles in 1930s Spain
My Left Foot (1989)
Irish painter/writer Christy Brown who had only his left foot with which to paint/write
Nora (2000)
Famous author James Joyce and his love Nora Barnacle have a rocky relationship
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977)
Irish author James Joyce of Dublin