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In a windswept fishing village, a mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong. A lie she tells for him rips apart their family and close-knit community in this tense, sweepingly emotional epic.
ABOUT VOLTA PICTURES
VOLTA PICTURES (FORMERLY ELEMENT DISTRIBUTION) is one of Ireland’s leading independent film distribution companies founded in 2007 by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe.
Volta Pictures offers the best in Irish, Independent and Event Cinema titles. Notable releases include Nick Rowland’s BAFTA-nominated debut CALM WITH HORSES, Lenny Abrahamson’s Golden Globe and Academy Award® winning ROOM, Yorgos Lanthimos’ multi-award-winning THE LOBSTER and THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, Paddy Breathnach’s ROSIE, Dave Tynan’s DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL and Shelly Love’s A BUMP ALONG THE WAY. In 2011, we released John Michael McDonagh’s THE GUARD, which became one of the highest-grossing independent Irish films of all time. Recent releases include Phyllida Lloyd’s Sundance sensation HERSELF and Michael McCormack’s award-winning documentary BREAKING OUT. In addition, Volta Pictures work with leading distributors eOne and The Royal Opera House to bring their world-class releases and event cinema content to Irish audiences. Other special collaborations include working with Druid to bring Tom Murphy’s version of THE CHERRY ORCHARD to cinema audiences, a first for Irish theatre.
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In 2018 on the steps of the High Court in Dublin, Vicky Phelan gave a now infamous address where she exposed one of the worst women's health scandals in Irish History, the CervicalCheck debacle. VICKY is a profound and intimate journey into her fight to expose the truth of what happened for all women and her own personal battle to extend her life.
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