I Could Read the Sky
Dir. Nicola Bruce
UK-Ireland-France 1999 | Colour, black & white | 86 mins | Cert 15
Cast: Dermot Healy, Stephen Rea
Adapted by Nichola Bruce from the acclaimed photographic novel by Timothy O'Grady and Steve Pyke, I Could Read the Sky is a haunting and lyrical film about identity, love, loss, and the isolation and loneliness of the immigrant. Dermot Healy movingly portrays a man reflecting upon his life, from his rural upbringing in the West Coast of Ireland to his journey to London and experiences in the vividly modern metropolis.
Available on: DVD
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