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Out of Ireland: Story of Emigration into America

1995 Rated NR 1hr 51m

Writer-director Paul Wagner's thoughtful documentary details the history of Irish immigration to America using archival and contemporary film footage, readings from correspondence and expert analysis to convey the flavor and progression of events. Included are insightful discussions of the potato famine, Irish folk traditions, Catholicism and the deprivation and political oppression that led millions to abandon their homeland for a better life.

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Movie Details

1995 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Documentary nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo