An Cailin Ciuin (The Quiet Girl)
Special Screening at the Chicago History Museum — December 11 at 2:30p
In Irish language with subtitles.
The Chicago Irish Film Festival in partnership with the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival presents AN CAILIN CIUIN (The Quiet Girl). Rural Ireland 1981. A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.
Our sincere thanks to the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Facets Multimedia, the Chicago History Museum and Neon Rated / Super LTD for this special screening of Ireland’s 2023 Academy Award submission.
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DIRECTOR—Kamila Dydyna. Meg’s simple life revolves around her duties as a Jehovah’s Witness and a platonic relationship with her boyfriend Sam. It all goes well until she is summoned to a judicial committee hearing, where three well-meaning congregation elders shatter her carefully constructed world.