The Wind That Shakes the Barley Synopsis
Ireland's 1920s rebellion against England divides two brothers. Directed by Ken Loach.
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Movie Reviews


By i-love-movies123
You must see this movie...

Exceedingly long, historically difficult.

By pomspringz
After reading all the good reviews, I decided to see this movie. It was not a satisfying experience. The characters spend a lot of time yelling at each other. It was like watching an Italian...

Accurate, Real, and Powerful

By irish_movie_mate
This is the most accurate portrayal of the Irish battle aginst the Brits and themselves. Gruesome yet it has to be to convey the true history of the time. Extremely good and powerful...

the Wind that Shakes the Barley

By JimD03
A very realistic portrayal of a war for national independence. It's not "realistic" like "300," which bathes the viewer in blood. Instead, it captures the feeling of the war, complete with a sense of...

Absolutely Amazing

By vlisa0677
I saw this movie in November while I was studying abroad in England. It is absolutely moving. If you leave with dry eyes then there's something wrong with you! It's worth every penny!!...


By cinefilejim
An exception film for the brave of heart!...

Stunningly Awesome!!!!!!!

By electro1
A must see! Well acted, well directed, great plot; what more do you want?...

The Wind That Shakes The Barley

By Prof Slainte
More than just a movie about Irish History - tells about the people - turmoil of the people's actions - why they resorted to doing certain things and the like. An mhait ar fad!!!!!! Absolutely...

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says IRA drama is thoughtful, smart -- and bloody.
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