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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


    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.

    Actors (9)

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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 International, France 2 Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch International

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    Executive Producers :

    Pascal Caucheteux, Grégoire Sorlat

    Foreign producer :

    Eimhear McMahon

    Sound Recordist :

    Ray Beckett

    Editor :

    Jonathan Morris

    Music Composer :

    George Fenton

    Costume designer :

    Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh

    Screenwriter :

    Paul Laverty

    Director of Photography :

    Robbie Ryan

    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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    Coproducer countries :

    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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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1