The Outcasts (1982)

Fantasy drama about a young girl’s discovery of her own magic powers through contact with Scarf Michael, a mysterious wedding fiddler whose playing causes fear and hallucinations wherever it is heard.

Director: Robert Wynne-Simmons.
Stars: Paul Bennett, Bairbre Ní Chaoimh, Cyril Cusack, Brendan Ellis, Don Foley, Gillian Hackett, Tom Jordan, Mick lally, Donal O’Kelly, Hilary Reynolds, Mary Ryan, Brenda Scallon, James Shanahan, Mairtín Ó’Flathearta.


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  1. Steves
    November 2, 2018

    Outstanding stuff you’ve been putting up, Jon!!!!! Big cheers!

  2. Mark C
    October 6, 2019

    Beautiful film. Thanks for uploading Jon!

  3. Biff Whipster
    December 26, 2019

    I recorded this film on video from when it was aired on Channel 4. It gave me a love of folklore, myth and folk music that has lasted almost 40yrs. I lost all my old tapes about 15yrs ago. At the time I am sure I read online that the original recording had been lost and so I thought I’d never get to see this film again. I can’t believe every scene and word is exactly as I recall. This film is quite possibly the most important film I ever saw. Thanks for posting it.

  4. Manu
    March 2, 2020

    Thanks a lot for downlowding this wonderful mystic film about small villages , prejudices and mystic tellings!!! I am glad to find this wonderful at, becauce it doesn´ t exist a DVD . I saw this film formertimes at the Leeds Filmfestival in the nineties. Thanks a lot Jon!!!

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