The Wind That Shakes the Barley

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

War has cost them their innocence... Freedom will cost them their blood.

  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Release Date: 2006-06-23
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 781 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 7min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Sixteen Films
  • Production Country: Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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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.

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  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley Photos

    Camera Barry Ackroyd Director of Photography
    Art Michael Higgins Art Direction
    Editing Jonathan Morris Editor
    Directing Ken Loach Director
    Sound George Fenton Original Music Composer
    Production Rebecca O'Brien Producer
    Writing Paul Laverty Screenplay
    Production Carol Moorhead Production Manager
    Sound Kevin Brazier Sound
    Sound Julie Ankerson Foley Artist
    Sound Robert Brazier Sound Effects Editor
    Camera Joss Barratt Still Photographer
    Sound Ray Beckett Sound
    Art Fergus Clegg Production Design
    Directing Susanna Lenton Script Supervisor
    Sound Ben Brazier Foley Mixer
    Sound John Hayward Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Costume & Make-Up Patricia Kirkman Hair Assistant
    Production Andrew Lowe Executive Producer
    Production Ed Guiney Executive Producer
    Production Gerardo Herrero Producer