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Jimmy's Hall is a British film of genre Drama directed by Ken Loach released in USA on 30 may 2014 with Barry Ward

Jimmy's Hall (2014)

Jimmy's Hall
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Released in USA 30 may 2014
Length 1h49
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Historical
Rating66% 3.349213.349213.349213.349213.34921

Jimmy's Hall is a 2014 British-Irish drama film directed by Ken Loach. The film tells the story of the deportation to the United States in 1933 of Jimmy Gralton, who led the Revolutionary Workers' Group, a precursor of the Irish Communist Party, in Leitrim. It stars Irish actor Barry Ward, along with Simone Kirby, Jim Norton and Denise Gough. The title refers to a rural dance hall built by Gralton to expound his political views.

It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

Synopsis

In 1932, after ten years in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm. A new government is in power in Ireland ten years after the end of the Civil War. To meet the needs of the young people of County Leitrim, Jimmy, in spite of his reluctance to cause upset to his old enemies (the Church and the local landowners), decides to reopen the "Hall", a young people's centre, free and open to all, where the local young people meet to dance, study or talk. Success comes quickly, but the growing influence of Jimmy and his radical ideas are not to the taste of everyone in the village.

Actors

Barry Ward

(James Gralton)
Andrew Scott

(Father Seamus)
Jim Norton

(Father Sheridan)
Brían F. O'Byrne

(Commander O'Keefe)
Francis Magee

(Mossie)
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