Mairi Mhor (1994)

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  • Mairi Mhor: Na h-orain'sa Beatha Alternative
  • Mairi Mhor: Her Life and Songs Alternative


Biographic feature film on Gaelic song writer Mary McPherson. Drama on national conflicts between Gaels, Celts and other people driven from their homeland. Mary McPherson, a young widow leaves Syke for Inverness to nurse the wife of an English army officer. Wrongly accused of stealing she is sent to prison for 42 days. Anger and shame drive her to write songs in 1871, at the age of 51.

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