Ascendancy (1983)

Connie is a member of the British landowning “Ascendancy” in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier, she learns how sheltered she has been, and chooses to ally herself, in her own way, with the struggle for Irish independence.

Director: Edward Bennett.
Stars: Julie Covington, Ian Charleson, John Phillips, Susan Engel, Philip Locke, Kieran Montague, Rynagh O’Grady, Philomena McDonagh, Michael McKnight, Jeremy Sinden, Shay Gorman.

1983 Berlin International Film Festival – Winner of the Golden Bear.


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One Comment

  1. Roy Culshaw
    January 9, 2020

    I was an extra in this as an 18 year old. Although set in Ireland, some of the scenes were filmed in Liverpool.

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