First Friday Film: The Quiet Girl

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This Irish film, set in 1981, is a coming-of-age drama about a nine-year-old girl from a dysfunctional family who goes to live with distant relatives for the summer. Living with a middle-aged farm couple, she discovers a new way of living and a loving home for the first time. The film was nominated for Best International Film at the recent Academy Awards. It is based on Claire Keegan's novella, Foster