Curragh movie nights begin with Irish black comedy “Intermission”

The Curragh Irish Pub and Bistro in Nairobi are launching their long awaited movie nights tonight with 2003 Irish black comedy crime film Intermission.

Directed by John Crowley and written by Mark O’Rowe, the movie is set in Dublin and was shot in a documentary-like style, containing several storylines which cross over one another.

Colin Farrell (Phone Booth, Miami Vice, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders, Inception), Colm Meaney (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, The Damned United, The Commitments, Star Trek: The Next Generation), Kelly Macdonald (Trainspotting, Brave, Gosford Park) and Shirley Henderson (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Bridget Jones’s Baby) star in the movie which earned €2.5 million at the Irish box office, briefly making it the most successful independent Irish film.

Curragh Intermission

The film was well received by critics with Rotten Tomatoes giving the film an aggregate rating of 73% based on 93 reviews, with the critical consensus describing the film as “An edgy and energetic ensemble story”.

Noted critics Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper gave the film good reviews. Roeper described it as “a likable film about nasty people”.

This showing of Intermission begins at 7.30pm tonight (3 October) with Irish Beef Stew on the menu for Ksh 900.

For more information you can contact the Curragh by phone on 0724-902068 or via email.

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