Úna Ní Dhonghaíle talks editing Belfast

Film editor Úna Ní Dhonghaíle spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Kenneth Branagh’s newest film, Belfast. You’ve worked with Kenneth Branagh on both All Is True and Death on the Nile. How quickly did you become attached to Belfast? Úna Ní Dhonghaíle: Ken asked me in June of last year. We were locking Death on the Nile. He very mostly came in with a script and said, I’ve been writing something during…

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Belfast: Kenneth Branagh, Cast on Everlasting Love

During a Critics Choice Association press conference for Belfast, Kenneth Branagh, Caitríona Balfe, and Jamie Dornan discussed “Everlasting Love.” While this question wasn’t answered by newcomer Jude Hill, both he and Ciarán Hinds were also in attendance. Hinds briefly chimes in about why he didn’t show up for the scene in question. The press conference, moderated by Scott Mantz, was exclusive to Critics Choice Association members attending in person or virtually. Prior to the press…

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Belfast Is A Personal Film For Kenneth Branagh

Belfast is the most personal film yet for writer/director Kenneth Branagh and could only be made after his parents died. August 15, 1969. Belfast. Riots. The city would never be the same. We’ve all heard about the fighting between Catholics and Protestants in Ireland but this film really puts in on display. Appropriately, Belfast focuses in on Buddy (Jude Hill), a nine-year-old boy. Buddy’s life in North Belfast is turned upside down right there in…

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