Irish-born director Martin McDonagh’s latest film, The Banshees of Inisherin and Colm Bairéad’s The Quiet Girl are finally in Hungarian cinemas. In the following article I have picked out what makes Irish cinema so special and how it reflects our unique cultural heritage.
In Memory of Lost Friendships – The Banshees of Inisherin
There are few things in the world more precious than a true and lasting friendship. But when it all ends, wounds are torn open, and a huge void is left in our soul. The Banshees of Inisherin, directed by Martin McDonagh, explores a painful theme that happens at least once in every person’s life.
Fiona Scarlett: Boys Don’t Cry (2021) – Review by Krisztina Kodó
Fiona Scarlett Irish novelist visited Hungary at the end of September 2022. She was invited for the Budapest International Book Festival to the First Novelist Section with her book titled: Boys Don’t’ Cry. Fiona Scarlett’s work is her debut novel published during the lockdown of 2021.