The Mighty Celt

68
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2005
  • Running time: 82 min
The Mighty Celt is a 2005 drama film set in Northern Ireland, written and directed by Pearse Elliott. It stars Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, Sean McGinley, Ken Stott and Tyrone McKenna. It is centred on greyhound racing in a Catholic community... read more
Available to stream, rent, or purchase on:

The Mighty Celt is a 2005 drama film set in Northern Ireland, written and directed by Pearse Elliott. It stars Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, Sean McGinley, Ken Stott and Tyrone McKenna. It is centred on greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the intercommunal "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. The film was well received in Ireland, with Gillian Anderson receiving an IFTA Award for Best International Actress. The film's title is based on the name of a comic book shown in the movie.

Original Release

02/11/2005

Cast

Directors

Peter Chelsom, Pearse Elliott

Writers

Pearse Elliott

Cast

Gillian Anderson Kate
Robert Carlyle O
Tyrone McKenna Donal
Ken Stott Good Joe
Alison Finnegan Off-licence salesgirl
Bernard Manning Joyrider Kid
Mark McCavanagh Real IRA man 2
Sean McGinley I'm A Cripple
John Travers Spacer
Richard Dormer Ronan
Bronagh Taggart Girl Next Door (scenes deleted)

Producers

Brendan McCarthy Executive Producer
Tracey Scoffield Executive Producer
David M. Thompson Executive Producer
Mark Woods Executive Producer
Stephen Wright Executive Producer
Robert Walpole Producer
Paddy Breathnach Producer
Michael Casey Producer
Katie Holly Producer
Paddy McDonald Producer
Helen Murray Producer

Editors

Dermot Diskin

Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙