Closing the Ring

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Cast:

Shirley MacLaine
Stephen Amell
Christopher Plummer
Mischa Barton
Pete Postlethwaite

Producer:

Jo Gilbert

Writer:

Peter Woodward

Director:

Sir Richard Attenborough

Genre:

Drama / Romance

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Synopsis:

Oscar winning Director Richard Attenborough helms a deeply moving love story, beautifully interwoven between 1991 and World War Two, about how an American woman honoured a wartime promise with a lifetime of denial – and how the discovery of a gold ring on a distant Irish hillside brought her back to life.

Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland during WWII. When a B-17 crashes near the city, the dying rear gunner asks a local to return his ring to his girlfriend back home. Half a century later, a young Belfast man finds the ring, learns its history and tracks down the old girlfriend in North Carolina, who it turns out has married the gunner’s best friend.

Awards:

2008 – Irish Film and Television Awards
Nominated: IFTA Award – Best Film (Jo Gilbert, Richard Attenborough)
Nominated: Best Production Design (Tom McCullagh)

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