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Song of Granite

Song of Granite is a movie starring Michael O'Chonfhlaola, Macdara Ó Fátharta, and Jaren Cerf. Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in Song of Granite,...

Other Titles
Canção de Granito, Le chant du granite, Song Of Granite
Running Time
1 hours 44 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Drama
Director
Pat Collins
Writer
Pat Collins, Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríde, Sharon Whooley
Actors
Macdara Ó Fátharta, Michael O'Chonfhlaola, Jaren Cerf, Pól Ó Ceannabháin
Country
Ireland, Canada
Year
2017
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in Song of Granite, an audacious exploration of the man and his music. With an approach that marries traditional narrative episodes with documentary footage, the film will celebrate the music Joe Heaney created while painting an unflinching portrait of Heaney, the man.

Comments about biography «Song of Granite» (32)

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Jeremy Larson

Last night I saw A Boy and His Dog, and I have to say, it is one of the most beautifully filmed films I've ever seen. I had been excited to see this film after seeing it was directed by a Canadian. I heard that the film was actually quite good and had a great script, and it is. Everything about this film is wonderful. The performances are amazing, the editing is amazing, the story and the characters are so well drawn. I think that this film is the most personal I have seen about the loss of a pet, and it was so moving. It is one of the most beautiful films I've seen, and I can't recommend it highly enough. I highly recommend this film to anyone, and I highly recommend it for all of the family, or anyone who just wants to see a great film that you'll want to watch again.

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Marilyn Guerrero

A friend of mine mentioned the movie to me as she was on vacation and said it was really good and that I would really like to see it. Of course I didn't get around to seeing it until it was on TV, so I have to say it was pretty good. I felt like I got to know the characters better through the movie and watched them more than I have ever seen them before. I really enjoyed watching how the people, both actors and actresses, portrayed the characters and how the story was told. It wasn't in a movie type of way, but more a look at a community that has a lot of problems that can be easily resolved with the right effort and thoughts. The acting is great and the plot really is a good way to introduce the characters to the audience.

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Walter Castillo

I felt this movie was very touching, and moving. It's a movie that people need to see if they don't want to be like the character they are watching. It is not easy to get out of the Middle East, and while this movie does not glamorize the job, it shows how hard it is to survive in the Middle East, and how people can just give up hope. I was shocked at how awful some people are in the Middle East, the cold, the brutality, and how things change when they are not around. This movie shows how the people who live in the Middle East are victims of the hate of the people around them. This movie shows how if they would just try harder to make their lives better, they would do better than most people in the world. I also think the characters were very interesting, especially with respect to the American characters. I really like the fact that there is no "bad guy" in this movie, the bad guys are people who think they are better than the others, and the good guy is the one who tries to help people who are suffering in the Middle East. It was great to see the American character who went to the Middle East and came back a changed person. The movie was very moving and one that people need to see if they don't want to be like the character they are watching.

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Timothy W.

The book, I would have to say, is better than the movie. The movie was more like the book, and I think that's what made it so great. The movie was darker than the book, and I think that's what they needed to balance the movie out, for what they were trying to do. But you can't stop what you can't control. And I think they could have more realistic scenes if they would have just had him just be in the hospital, he was sick, but I think they were just trying to make the movie longer, and I think the book was better that way. I also think that if they would have added a little more time to the book, I think they would have gotten a better result. Overall, the movie was great, but I think if they had just been realistic with the movie, I think it would have been a lot better. In the end, I think the book was better, and it's definitely worth the watch, it's a good movie. I also really liked that it was more like a book, there was more action and drama in it, I also think that the movie should have been longer, I think it could have been better.

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Alice

We all know the story of the prisoner sent to work on a construction site where a powerful and handsome macho boss threatens to push him out if he doesn't work faster. We also know the ultimate outcome, where the man is condemned to work in the sun all day in hopes of a speedy release and a happier life. This is what you get here. While the story may seem implausible, you still care about the character and you want to see him get the justice he so rightfully deserves. It's a big part of the whole experience. Even though this story has been told in many ways before, director Sebastien Aubier paints the emotions of his subjects as vividly as if he was actually there. A great story, a great movie.

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Billy R.

I've read all the bad reviews and it's true that the story and characters are lacking in some areas. However, I believe that if you have a chip on your shoulder and you're looking for a movie to look at.then this one is it! I'm in the audience of one and I think this is going to be a big hit. I am pleasantly surprised by the acting. It's always a chore to see such a great actress take a role like this. I give it a 7.5 out of 10 and would recommend to everyone.

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Harry

Granite will make you think and so will the story of this film. If you do not have a strong passion for the culture and story of the 1970's, then this movie is not for you. I thoroughly enjoyed the story and the beautiful cinematography. I would like to see a DVD of this movie.

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Diana

I'm not sure whether I can see this movie as a commentary on the Vietnam War. On the one hand, I'm talking about the nature of the military. On the other hand, I'm talking about what it is like to be a Vietnam vet. I have a personal history that I don't want to write about. I also think that the movie is a criticism of the Vietnam War. The acting is excellent. It also captures the shock of war and the loss of innocence. I think that this movie should be made available on video. I can't believe that people will be offended by it.

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Cheryl S.

I have seen the movie twice and I still cannot get enough of it. The acting was fantastic, the story was amazing and the whole movie was worth the price of admission. I am a huge fan of the band and I can't wait to see the movie again! I hope that the soundtrack is released on vinyl and that there will be a soundtrack for the movie as well. If you have not seen the movie and want to, go see it! I have been a fan of the band since they were teens and I am going to buy the soundtrack as well!

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Billy

I think the movie is a real masterpiece of telling the story of the life of a Scottish railroad worker. And the film was shot in Germany. It is very heart breaking. I had a friend of mine who died of a heart attack in a Paris station. And this is the heart breaking part. I can't help but feel sorry for the brothers who are portrayed in the movie. I can't imagine that they had to live like that. It is a tragic story. It is true. The reason why I am writing this review is not because of the movie itself, but because of the people who were filmed in the movie.

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Denise Hoffman

I haven't seen a movie like this since Inception. Even though the movie doesn't take place in the same universe as Inception, it's an amazing feat in its own right. If you haven't seen it yet, go see it. You'll be blown away.

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Zachary

This is a movie about the legacy of Lincoln's 2nd assassination. We are shown in very graphic detail the horrendous wounds he suffered and the agony he had to endure before he was saved. We see the horrors of his assassination and the hatred for him throughout the nation. It is a very brutal film. The only redeeming quality was that the movie kept your attention for an hour and a half. This is definitely not a movie for a family to watch with their kids. This is NOT a Clint Eastwood movie. I think I laughed a few times, but that is about it. For a more detailed review of this movie please see Clint Eastwood's other movie "Glory."

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Kathryn Ward

I saw this movie in Toronto, at the Toronto Film Festival. I was moved by the honesty of the film, and I was also moved by the human connection that the characters make. It was so moving and so true to life, that I cried during the credits. I will be seeing it again, and I will be sharing it with my family. The film is very realistic, and has a real feel to it. It is not a Hollywood film, it is a film that I can relate to. It is a story about a man that is struggling to find himself, and the struggles that he has to face. The acting is superb, and the story is touching and heart warming. It is very emotional, and makes you feel the pain that the characters are going through. This is a movie that I will be watching again and again. It is so realistic, that you will not be able to look away. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who is a fan of drama, or just a person who is looking for a good film. The movie is about a man, who is struggling to find himself. He is living with his mother, who is sick, and is taking care of her son. He is a man who is struggling to find his identity, and the emotions that he is experiencing are real. He is a man who is trying to find his self, and the emotions that he is experiencing are real. This movie is a must see.

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Randy H.

I watched this movie on Netflix and I can't stop thinking about it. I watched this movie when it first came out and I'm still thinking about it. I don't know how they did it but they did. This movie is so great and so moving and it makes me think about all the things I've been through. It is a very honest and real movie. It's a real movie. It doesn't need any kind of background or any kind of embellishment. It's just a great movie and it should be watched by anyone. I don't want to give anything away but I think that if you watch it and you can relate to it you should. If you don't feel like you can relate to it then don't watch it. It's a great movie and I think you should watch it. I don't think anyone can watch it and not feel like they've been through something like this.

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Henry

The story of this film is about a young boy named Tim Allen. Tim's mother dies in an automobile accident and he is raised by his grandparents. Tim begins to idolize a boy named David (Tim Purser) and a local boy named Pompano (Tony Sirico) and their friendship grows throughout their childhood. David is a fat and balding man who lives with his mother. Tim and Pompano become close friends and eventually have a relationship that is not easy to break. When Tim and Pompano meet, Tim is appalled when he realizes that David is actually Pompano's father. Pompano and David are friends and eventually the two men begin to suspect that their friendship is not as strong as it seems. I feel this is the only true-to-life story I have ever seen in any film. The acting is great from all concerned. I also think that John Goodman, Denzel Washington, Mary Kay Place, and Brie Larson are great actors in their own right. This film is a wonderful example of what can be done with a good story and a good director. I highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in life and friendship.

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Ann

This film is about a family in the town of Wapakoneta, Ohio. It's about a mother and her two daughters who are trying to survive. The film is very touching and really shows how much family matters. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the lives of a small town. I'm glad I watched this film because I would love to have the knowledge and the ability to help my own family. It's a movie that I would like to see more of and more people would like to see.

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William

The film has a very realistic feel to it. This is the only film that I've ever seen that has managed to show the struggle and hardship that most single mothers go through. I'm glad that I watched this movie because I really feel it's important for people to see the heartache and suffering that single mothers go through. This is a real life story. It's not a comedy. It doesn't have a happy ending. I think it's really important for people to see that women have to go through hell, and I hope that this movie gets some kind of recognition and gets the recognition that it deserves.

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Virginia Pierce

This is a very deep, compelling film, especially for a documentary film. It's very hard to watch for those who are not familiar with the history of the civil rights movement. The film is a series of interviews with major players in the movement from both sides. The discussion is very insightful and provides a good overview of the issues that the civil rights movement brought up. There is also a nice aspect of humor, and I found the humor very funny. It's also worth mentioning that the film is interesting and is not your usual biographical film. It's a very deep film, and it is very well made. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Paul P.

I was particularly looking forward to watching this film as the performance of the leading lady, who was the most extraordinary for me, was flawless. Her story is heart-wrenching, her performance is a real triumph. The documentary "Poe's Head" is more sensationalist and simplistic than this film, but it is also a wonderful depiction of this period in history and of its brutal side. The world must be at peace, but perhaps we should look a little closer at ourselves.

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Gregory Alvarez

I didn't know this movie was based on the actual situation. I am glad I did. I found the movie really interesting. I liked the fact that it focused on the people and not on the trial itself. The movie shows that the government really did have a strong hold over the people in the rural areas. I found the people not to be that bad. They were like human beings. Not bad, not good. And they didn't know if they could have the world at the end. The movie gave you that feeling that you could lose everything. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes to see a movie about the people and the land. It really was a great movie. It made me want to read about the story. I think it really shows that people are people. And that they have to care about something in their lives. And the fact that the people were people made the movie really interesting to me. And the fact that they were not going to have the world was really great. I would recommend this movie to anybody who has the ability to make their own mind up.

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Janice R.

I don't know if the director was trying to point out the pointlessness of war and imperialism in the 60's but there is a point made. The film was very good. I liked the director's writing. The lead actor is very talented. I have no idea what the people involved in the making of this film are saying but I would like to know why they did not include this movie in the opening credits. It was a good movie.

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Hannah G.

This is probably my favourite of the Jesus biopics. It's got an interesting plot that keeps you interested, all the way through. This is a little bit darker than the others, but it's got a lot of action. I thought the pacing was very good, there are enough dramatic scenes and enough action to keep you on your toes. The movie has a lot of humour, and is very funny. The acting is good all around. The cast is great and the casting is really good. Not only do they all have similar sounding names, but they all have similar mannerisms, which is interesting. They all look very different, but they all have the same personality. I really like the way they've chosen to do this movie. I think this is a great way to introduce a lot of new people to Jesus and Christianity. It does kind of mess up the first one, but this one doesn't, so it's a good thing. I really like this movie. I think it's underrated. It's a little bit of everything. This is a very interesting and very entertaining movie, so I recommend you check it out. I also think it's the best Jesus movie out there. It's funny, it's drama, it's action, it's hilarious, it's inspirational, it's intelligent. I love it.

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Madison

I saw this at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Not a big fan of Taylor Hackford's films, I think he's a very talented and talented young man who has an ear for narrative, character, and visual quality. I believe this film was well received at Sundance and was nominated for a Golden Globe. A lot of my complaints come from the fact that the characters were caricatures and the story was left open ended. I believe this is a film for everyone. I thought the acting was pretty good and especially strong from Adam Driver and Elle Fanning. Both of the lead female characters were very believable and did a great job of moving the film forward. I hope Taylor Hackford makes a sequel to this film.

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Evelyn Gonzalez

It's hard to put into words the emotions that this film stirs up. It's hard to explain how one can feel such an emotion, but this film is a must see for everyone. It's about a family, a village, and a life, and how the lines between the two can be blurred. The film is beautifully shot, with amazing locations, and the acting is superb. The film is based on the book by the same name, and the book itself is amazing, but the film is a different experience, and the book is different in a good way. The book is about the impact of the tragedy of the Civil War, and the effects it has on the people in the town. The film is about the effects of war on the people of Granite, and how the lines between the two can be blurred. It's a powerful film, and it's one of the best films I have ever seen.

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Lawrence Smith

Before I saw the movie I was pretty familiar with the film and had read some of the reviews. I had even seen the trailer before I knew it was a movie. So, when I heard the movie was a documentary I was skeptical. But, as it turned out, it was pretty good. What's great is that, unlike some documentaries, they actually had people who had been there. It's good to know that there are people like them and know what they went through. If you're into traveling and/or cars, then you'll definitely love this movie. You definitely won't be disappointed.

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Grace Olson

I don't know if I'd call this a drama. It's a documentary about a group of teenagers in the 1970's. This documentary would have been a better documentary, if it had followed a group of teenagers, like "We Were Soldiers." It would have been more relevant. I can't say anything positive about this movie. It's nothing like a documentary. It's supposed to be based on a true story, but it was not. It's all drama. And drama isn't something I like. I don't like watching a movie that's just a movie. I think this film is just about a bunch of kids and how they were affected by the Vietnam War. It's just a film about Vietnam and a bunch of kids that were affected by it. The problem is, that doesn't make it a documentary. If you were to watch a documentary about a group of people and how they were affected by something, you wouldn't know who or what they were affected by. It would be like a documentary about an episode of "The Simpsons." A documentary about "The Simpsons" would probably not be as good as "The Simpsons." So, if you were to watch "We Were Soldiers" and watch "We Were Soldiers" again, you wouldn't know if they were connected or not. The director of "We Were Soldiers" should've done something more interesting than a documentary. He made a documentary about a bunch of teenagers. It wasn't as interesting as it could've been. So, I'm going to give this film a 7 out of 10.

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Jean W.

All I can say is that I was not expecting this movie to be good, but it was. I found it very inspiring to see what a person's life is like, and this movie showed it. It was inspiring to see a mother with three sons, all under the age of 10. In my opinion this movie is a must see!

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Denise Ruiz

I had the pleasure of watching this movie last night. It was very moving and emotionally engaging. I have never been a fan of Bill Pullman. I am a huge fan of Gwyneth Paltrow, however. I was impressed with both of these actors. I have always admired their work. I felt they had a good chemistry and they both delivered very well. The movie was a very well written, acted, and directed movie. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants to know about the American Civil War. It was a very sad time in our history, and I think this movie portrays that well.

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Margaret

I first saw this movie at the theater when it first came out. I was too young to fully understand the movie. I was so captivated by the performance of the cast and the story. It was a wonderful story of love, hardship, and hope. The acting was incredible. I have been looking for a copy of the movie ever since I saw it. I finally got the DVD last year and watched it again last night. I am so glad I did. It is my favorite movie. It is one of my favorite movies of all time. I just recently bought the movie on DVD and I will be watching it again and again. It is a wonderful movie and it is a wonderful movie. It is a must see. I know I will be watching this movie over and over again.

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Craig

I was fortunate enough to see this film at the Cannes Film Festival. It was a great experience. I saw it in a screening that was all ages. This is a film that all ages will love. The film was beautifully shot and edited. The story was gripping and it is a film that all ages will enjoy. The film is about two brothers, one a doctor and the other a lawyer. The doctor, is trying to help his brother get his life on track. The lawyer is a lawyer that is helping his brother with a case that he is not very happy with. The story is great and it is a great film. The film is a must see for all ages. I would recommend it to anyone. I am really looking forward to the release of this film. I am really looking forward to seeing the film and I am looking forward to seeing it again and again.

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Ann B.

I just watched this movie, and I must say that it is very moving and amazing. I have never seen a movie like this, and I'm glad I did. This is a movie that I will watch again and again, and I'm sure that it will become one of my favorites. The story is great, and the acting is excellent. I hope that this movie gets some recognition for being a masterpiece. I would recommend this movie to anyone who has not seen it yet. I would also like to say that I'm a huge fan of the movie, and I would love to see more movies like this.

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Thomas

I saw this film at the Phoenix Film Festival. It was so refreshing to see a movie that was not about the 'gay community', but rather about the lives of the individuals in the gay community. I think the movie was very accurate and I believe it is accurate to the lives of all the people in the gay community. I would like to see more movies like this. The people that are in the film, are not the stereotypical gay characters. They are the real people in the gay community, who are trying to live a life of normalcy, but are not always successful. I think the movie was very realistic and I would recommend this movie to anyone.