The Quiet Girl
CAST: Andrew Bennett, Cleona Ni Chrualaoi, Carrie Crowley DIRECTOR: Colm Bairead
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.
Movies don't come much more exquisitely heartbreaking than this.Nick Schager, The Daily Beast
A genuine work of art by a genuinely empathetic artist, and one of the single most moving, heartfelt, and heartbreaking movies from any country in the last decade. That only sounds like hyperbole until you see it.David Fear, Rolling Stone