Tom Sullivan, Tomás Ó Súilleabháin
Director: Tom Sullivan, Tomás Ó Súilleabháin
Starring: Dónall Ó Héalai, Saise Ní Chuinn, Dara Devaney
Release Date: Fri 03 Apr 2020
ARRACHT tells the story of Colmán Sharkey, a fisherman, a father, a husband, living on the wild shores of Connemara in 1845 as The Great Hunger descends. As land taxes rise and crops rot Colmán confronts his Landlord, the night ends in deadly violence and Colmán is forced to go on the run, hunted for crimes he did not commit. As the years pass in solitude, Colmán returns to the mainland and encounters a young girl, Kitty and a life-saving friendship develops.