The Quiet Girl (12A)

Screening: Saturday 11th March

  • 94 min
  • Drama
  • Realease date: 13 May 2022 (Ireland)
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IMDB Rating:
7.8 / 10


Set in 1981, this film tells the story of a young girl, Cáit, who is sent away for the summer from her dysfunctional family to live with “her mother’s people”. These are Seán and Eibhlín Cinnsealach; a middle-aged couple she has never met. Slowly, in the care of this couple, Cáit blossoms and discovers a new way of living, but in this house where affection grows and there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one. Running time: 94 minutes.

Guest Speaker: Before the film a presentation will be made to Noa Margalit, composer on Tremolo, our graduate film festival winner.   Noa will also speaking to us about her challenges as film composer.

Noa Margalit is a composer and singer-songwriter from Tel Aviv based in London. Her recent works include scores for Yugo BAFTA shortlisted ‘The Violence Between Us’ (2022) and ‘Harp Song’ (2022), as well as ‘Wild Twin’, a short for which she was nominated for Best Composer Award at the Underwire Film Festival 2022.

Noa is an alumna of Rimon School of Music, Israel, where she was awarded a scholarship to study Composing, Arranging & Conducting.  On completion, she attended and graduated from the Composing for Film & Television MA course at the National Film & Television School, UK in 2022.

With a background as both a classical arranger and as a performer and artist in her own right, Noa is able to create compositions ranging from complex orchestrations, dark gritty electronic tracks as well as sensitive stripped back compositions with a raw and authentic edge.