6.5/10
40
10 critic

Song of Granite (2017)

Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in THE SONG IN GRANITE, an audacious exploration of the man and his music... See full summary »

Director:

1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Félicité (2017)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.

Director: Alain Gomis
Stars: Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu, Gaetan Claudia, Papi Mpaka
Faces Places (2017)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Directors: JR, Agnès Varda
Stars: Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bossy, Yves Boulen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the centre.

Director: Xavier Legrand
Stars: Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria
School Life (2016)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Long careers are drawing to a close for John and Amanda, who teach Latin, English, and guitar at a stately home-turned-school, where they are legends with a mantra: "Reading. 'Rithmetic. Rock 'n' roll!" But leaving is the hardest lesson.

Directors: Neasa Ní Chianáin, David Rane
Scary Mother (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A 50-year-old housewife, Manana, struggles with her dilemma - she has to choose between her family life and her passion, writing, which she had repressed for years - she decides to follow ... See full summary »

Director: Ana Urushadze
Stars: Nato Murvanidze, Dimitri Tatishvili, Ramaz Ioseliani
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.

Director: Petra Biondina Volpe
Stars: Marie Leuenberger, Maximilian Simonischek, Rachel Braunschweig
1945 (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes.

Director: Ferenc Török
Stars: Péter Rudolf, Bence Tasnádi, Tamás Szabó Kimmel
Hikari II (2017)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired meets an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight.

Director: Naomi Kawase
Stars: Tatsuya Fuji, Mantarô Koichi, Ayame Misaki
Good Manners (2017)
Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.

Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas
Stars: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo
Sweet Country (2017)
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self defense and goes on the run as posse gathers to hunt him down.

Director: Warwick Thornton
Stars: Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan
Thelma (2017)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A woman begins to fall in love, only to discover that she has fantastic powers.

Director: Joachim Trier
Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa
Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Michael O'Chonfhlaola ...
Joe 2
Macdara Ó Fátharta ...
Joe 3
Leni Parker ...
Mrs. Rosenblatt
...
Alan Lomax
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Mario
...
Rosie
Peadar Cox ...
Darach
Zach Fraser ...
James
Chelsea Goldwater ...
Catherine
...
Ewan
Colm Seoighe ...
Joe 1
Kyra Shaunghnessy ...
Kyra
...
Mary
Seán Ó Tarpaigh
Edit

Storyline

Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in THE SONG IN 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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

15 November 2017 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€1,300,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ireland's submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page