Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) is a good man intent on making the world a better place, he is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town in County Sligo. During confession a parishioner threatens that he will kill Lavelle the next Sunday, and as the week progresses the forces of darkness begin to close in around him.
Martin Sharp is contemplating suicide on New Year's Eve on the roof of the Toppers Building, high above London's streets. He is interrupted by a woman, Maureen, who has the same fate in mind. She shyly offers to wait her turn, until two other strangers, a young woman named Jess and a pizza deliverer called J.J., also turn up.
The film is based on the life of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints. He seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books. Goltzius promises him an extraordinary book of pictures of the Old Testament Biblical stories.
The film tells the story of how twenty-five year old British man, named Elliot, quit the dance school at Oxford and decides to radically change his life. He goes to St. Petersburg to meet his half-brother Fedor, whom he had never met.
Carter has hit rock bottom. In the space of a year he’s become homeless, single and unemployed. Life has been better. Carter, desperate to get his life back on track, starts by trying to find his elusive ex-girlfriend, Kelly. It’s the 11 -month anniversary of their break up and now, more than ever, Carter feels that she is the key to restoring harmony to his life. But Kelly has changed her telephone number and clearly does not want to be found.
In 1932, after ten years in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm. A new government is in power in Ireland ten years after the end of the Civil War. To meet the needs of the young people of County Leitrim, Jimmy, in spite of his reluctance to cause upset to his old enemies (the Church and the local landowners), decides to reopen the 'Hall', a young people's centre, free and open to all, where the local young people meet to dance, study or talk.