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Jimmy's Hall - © Joss Barratt - Sixteen Films - Why Not Production

Jimmy's Hall

A Feature film by Ken Loach

Produced by Why Not Productions

Release in France : 02/07/2014

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Executive Producer :

Why Not Productions

Foreign production companies :

Sixteen Films, Element Pictures, Channel Four TV Corporation

French distribution :

Le Pacte

Co-productions :

Wild Bunch, France 2 Cinéma

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Wild Bunch

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In 1932, after spending a decade in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm. A new government is in power ten years after the end of the Civil War and hopes are high for the future. To meet the needs of the young people of County Leitrim, in spite of his reluctance to upset his old enemies (the Church and local landowners), Jimmy decides to reopen the "Hall," a young people's centre, free and open to all, where local people meet to dance, study, or talk. Once again, it’s an instant success, but Jimmy’s growing influence and his radical ideas are not to the taste of everyone in the village, and old tensions rise to the surface.

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Executive Producers :

Pascal Caucheteux, Grégoire Sorlat

Director of Photography :

Robbie Ryan

Production manager :

Eimhear McMahon

Editor :

Jonathan Morris

Music Composer :

George Fenton

Costume designer :

Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh

Screenwriter :

Paul Laverty

Sound Recordist :

Ray Beckett

Press Attachés (film) :

Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

Production Designer :

Fergus Clegg

Casting :

Kahleen Crawford

Sound Mixer :

Kevin Brazier

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Feature film

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Great Britain, Ireland, France

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Minority French (Great Britain, Ireland, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 46 min

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Dolby 5.1