Pálás at Home
Even though Pálás is temporarily closed, we’re delighted to be able to bring some of the films we would have been playing at this time to you to stream at home on our online sister company Volta.ie, Ireland’s first video-on-demand website.
Recent releases include Minari, Stray, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Parasite, Calm With Horses, The Truth, Jihad Jane, and Extra Ordinary.
Click HERE to view our specially selected Pálás at Home collection to watch the best of Pálás Cinema from your home.
As well as recent releases, there are hundreds of brilliant indie films available to rent or buy and lots of hidden treasures from the heroes of world cinema. You don’t need to subscribe, you just rent films as you go. Take a look throught the Volta catalogue and find your new favourite film from the comfort of your couch.
Take a look at some of the new releases available below or visit Volta.ie to browse all films.
Oscars 2021 Best Picture Nominee - A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.
Through the eyes of three stray dogs wandering the streets of Istanbul, STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security. As they search for food and shelter, Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society that allow us an unvarnished portrait of human life —and their own canine culture.
Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.
Set in late 18th century France, painter Marianne (Noémie Merlant) is commissioned by an affluent countess to paint the wedding portrait of her sheltered but headstrong daughter Héloïse (Adèle Haenel), in the hope it will find her a wealthy husband.
Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young brunette online and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why? Originally she did it to spy on Jo, her on-and-off lover. But Jo only accepts friend requests from people he knows personally.
Before he becomes a world-famous mime, aspiring Jewish actor Marcel Mangel joins the French Resistance to save thousands of orphaned children from the reign of the Nazis.
During a street fight, Omar bumps into his former lover Johnny. The two rekindle the romance between them and manage Omar's uncle's laundrette, but various social issues stand in their way of success.
"The Curious Works of Roger Doyle" is a feature documentary which explores the life's work of Irish composer Roger Doyle as he gets a chance to stage one of his most ambitious musical projects; his first electronic opera.
A lonely small-town teen dreaming of a more exciting life is rescued from an epileptic episode by a handsome stranger. Becoming obsessed with the stranger, she finds herself being drawn in and entangled with a dangerous local gang.
A portrait of a people attempting to lead meaningful lives against the rubble of perennial conflict and going beyond the reach of television news reports to reveal a world rich with eloquent and resilient characters.
In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas `Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic five-year-old son, Jack.
A stormy reunion occurs between an actress and her daughter after the actress publishes her memoirs.
Hoping to find the perfect place to live, a couple travel to a suburban neighbourhood in which all the houses look identical. But when they try to leave the labyrinth-like development, each road mysteriously takes them back to where they started.
The tale of two American women who went looking for love online and became the `new face in the war on terror'. In March 2010, the two women were arrested in a number of high-profile arrests in Waterford, Ireland.
A woman who has supernatural abilities must save a possessed girl. Though driving instructor Rose has a love-hate relationship with her abilities, she decides to help Martin and his daughter Sarah.
A solitary marine-biology student endures a week on a ragged fishing trawler, miserably at odds with the close-knit crew. But out in the deep Atlantic, an unfathomable life-form soon ensnares the boat.
A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.
The artistic evolution of Merce Cunningham -- from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the world's most visionary choreographers