Tuesday December 1, 2020

Film: Gripping portrayal of a family on the edge

First conceived of two years ago and filmed last year, Rosie might as well be broadcast live. Nothing has changed in the interim for those 10,000 people (4,000 of them children) who are without a home in Ireland

14th October, 2018
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Sarah Greene and Molly McCann in Rosie

I’ve rarely felt as helpless and angry watching a film as I did watching director Paddy Breathnach and writer Roddy Doyle’s Rosie, which details 36 hours in the life of a homeless family in Dublin. First conceived of two years ago and filmed last year, Rosie might as well be broadcast live. Nothing has changed in the interim for those 10,000 people (4,000 of them children) who are without a home in Ireland. There’s a...

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