The Eclipse Poster

Release Date: March 26th, 2010

DVD Release Date: June 29th, 2010

R|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Michael Farr (Ciarán Hinds), a widowed teacher living in an Irish seaside town, believes he has been seeing ghosts. Shaken but unsure, he volunteers at the town's yearly literary festival and is assigned to author Lena Morelle (Iben Hjejle). Michael quickly falls for Lena who, it turns out, specializes in supernatural fiction. However, she is involved with someone else at the festival, married American writer Nicholas Holden (Aidan Quinn), and will not commit to Michael.

Cast: Ciarán Hinds, Aidan Quinn, Iben Hjejle, Jim Norton, Eanna Hardwicke, Hannah Lynch

Director: Conor McPherson

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A leisurely and quite lovely drama that honors the conventions of gothic ghost stories without the slightest stain of self-irony. show more

  • As for the scary business - it is, indeed, scary, delivered with an intensity that will make you think twice the next time you find yourself driving alone, or opening a closet door when no one else happens to be around. show more

  • Intriguing mix of engaging drama and wonderful dialogue, all infused with stirring hints of the supernatural. show more

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