original title: An Cailín Ciúin / 2022 / drama / 1hr 35min /
based on the story “Foster” by Claire Keegan /
written by Colm Bairéad / directed by Colm Bairéad /
country: Ireland / language: English, Irish Gaelic with English subtitles /

“Rural Ireland. 1981. Nine-year-old Cait is sent away from her overcrowded, dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. Quietly struggling at school and at home, she has learned to hide in plain sight from those around her. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one painful truth.”

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