The Wind that Shakes the Barley Trailer & Clips
The Wind that Shakes the Barley full movie is released on Mar 23, 2007. Watch The Wind that Shakes the Barley online - the Latin Drama movie from Ireland , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $22,903,165. The Wind that Shakes the Barley is directed by Ken Loach and created by Paul Laverty with Cillian Murphy and Pádraic Delaney.
In 1920, rural Ireland is the vicious battlefield of republican rebels against the British security forces and Irish Unionist population who oppose them, a recipe for mutual cruelty. Medical graduate Damien O'Donovan always gave priority to his socialist ideals and simply helping people in need. Just when he's leaving Ireland to work in a highly-reputed London hospital, witnessing gross abuse of commoners changes his mind. He returns and joins the local IRA brigade, commanded by his brother Teddy, and adopts the merciless logic of civil war, while Teddy mellows by experiencing endless suffering first-hand. When IRA leaders negotiate an autonomous Free State under the British crown, Teddy defends the pragmatic best possible deal at this stage. Damien however joins the large seceding faction which holds nothing less than a socialist republic will do. The result is another civil war, bloodily opposing former Irish comrades in arms, even the brothers.