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Director  Edward Bennett
Music director  Ronnie Leahy
Country  United Kingdom
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Language  English
Ascendancy (film) movie poster
Release date  1983
Writer  Edward Bennett, Nigel Gearing
Initial release  April 28, 1983 (United Kingdom)
Screenplay  Edward Bennett, Nigel Gearing
Cast  Julie Covington (Connie Wintour), Ian Charleson (Lt Ryder), Jeremy Sinden (Darcy), Tony Rohr (Chauffeur), Susan Engel (Nurse)
Similar movies  James Joyces Women, The High Command (1938), Baxter! (1973), Flight of the Doves (1971), The System (1964)

Ascendancy is a 1983 British film. It tells the story of a woman who is a member of the British landowning 'Ascendancy' in Ireland during World War I. Gradually, she learns about the Irish independence movement, and becomes involved with it.

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Cast

  • Julie Covington as Connie Wintour
  • Ian Charleson as Lt. Ryder
  • John Phillips as Wintour
  • Susan Engel as Nurse
  • Philip Locke as Dr Strickland
  • Kieran Montague as Dr Kelson
  • Rynagh O'Grady as Rose
  • Philomena McDonagh as Mary
  • Michael McKnight as Vesey
  • Jeremy Sinden as Darcy
  • Shay Gorman as Keir
  • Awards

    The film was entered into the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Golden Bear.

    References

    Ascendancy (film) Wikipedia
    Ascendancy (film) IMDb Ascendancy (film) themoviedb.org


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