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Pearson and Sheridan seeking €7m from Section 481 investors for new film project

31st December, 2014
Rooney Mara will star in The Secret Scripture Picture: Getty

Two of the most high-profile figures in Irish film are tapping up tax break investors for €7 million to finance their latest film.

Producer Noel Pearson and director Jim Sheridan have enlisted accountancy firm Grant Thornton to raise money for The Secret Scripture under Section 481 tax relief for film and TV production.

Based on Sebastian Barry’s novel of the same name, The Secret Scripture will be filmed predominantly in Ireland. It will star Vanessa Redgrave,...

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