Opening this weekend at the Irish Film Institute is Ciaran Creagh’s powerful Irish independent drama, In View (****). Creagh and star Caoilfhionn Dunne will attend a special Q&A after the 18.30 screening on May 19th.

In View is the story of the implosion of Ruth Donnelly, a happy married and accomplished Garda detective whose drunken indiscretion while pregnant led to the loss of her baby at birth. Blaming Ruth and unable to cope, her husband takes his own life leaving Ruth alone. Five years later Ruth’s life of burdening guilt is dominated by rage, alcoholism, depression and self-loathing, leaving her to eventually conclude that there is only one way for her to make amends with the world.

The film features a star-making turn from Caoilfhionn Dunne (Love/Hate, Traders) in the lead, supported by Ciaran McMenamin (One Hundred Mornings), Stuart Graham (Hunger), Maria McDermotteroe (Veronica Guerin), Aoife King (Mammal), Eoin Quinn (limp.) and Gerard McSorley (In the Name of the Father). It is is produced by Dave Byrne of Underground Cinema.

In View is screening exclusively at the IFI, and tickets are available from here.

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