Middletown Press Release From Eclipse



November 2, 2006

Irish film MIDDLETOWN directed by BAFTA-nominated Brian Kirk and written by new talent Daragh Carville, will be released in Irish cinemas this weekend by Eclipse Pictures. Starring Matthew Macfadyen (Pride & Prejudice), Daniel Mays (Vera Drake) and Eva Birthistle (Ae Fond Kiss) in the lead roles, this atmospheric and explosive drama tells the tale of one cleric’s chilling determination to rid a rural town of its corruption and sin.

MIDDLETOWN premiered at the Tribecca Film Festival where it was very well received by critics and co-stars an impressive ensemble of Ireland’s acting talent including Gerard McSorley, Mick Lally, David Wilmot, Frankie McCafferty, Bronagh Gallagher and Marie Jones.

The film was produced by Michael Casey in Green Park Films with funding from the Irish Film Board and the NIFTC, with international sales being handled by The Film Sales Company.

Middletown opens at the following Dublin and NI sites from Friday 3rd November:

  • Cineworld Dublin
  • Vue Dublin
  • Movies@Dundrum
  • IMC Dun Laoghaire
  • UCI Tallaght
  • UCI Coolock
  • Moviehouse Yorkgate
  • Armagh City Film House
  • Storm Belfast
  • Omniplex Lisburn

Further Information
View the Trailer: www.eclipsepictures.ie/middletown

Eclipse Pictures
Tel: +353 1 634 0121

The Film Sales Company
Tel: +1 212 6250535