‘Dreaming the Quiet Man’ will have its Canadian Premier on the 9th March. It will have a Gala Screening on the opening night of the Toronto Irish Film Festival. The evening has been sponsored by Bord Failte – the Irish Tourist Board. The film is then going on to Boston on the 22nd March and will also feature as the main event for the John Wayne Festival in Iowa on May 26th.
‘Dreaming the Quiet Man’ is directed by Sé Merry Doyle and features interviews with Maureen O’Hara, Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovicz, Jim Sheridan and John Ford’s relations the Feeney’s from Conemara. The narration is by Gabriel Byrne and there is a beautiful music score by Ger Kiely and Paddy Moloney from the Chieftains.