The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Directed by Ken Loach
2006    2h 7m    Not Rated
In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in the Irish Republican Army, but political events are soon set in motion that tear the brothers apart.
Cast of The Wind that Shakes the Barley
  • Cillian MurphyDamien O'Donovan
  • Pádraic DelaneyTeddy O'Donovan
  • Liam CunninghamDan
  • Orla FitzgeraldSinead
  • Gerard KearneyDonacha
  • William RuaneJohnny Gogan
  • Roger AllamSir John Hamilton
  • Laurence BarryMicheail
  • Sabrina BarryJulia
  • Kieran AherneSweeney
  • Scott PedenBlack and Tan Soldier
  • Mary O'RiordanPeggy
  • Damien KearneyFinbar
  • Frank BourkeLeo
  • Myles HorganRory
  • Martin LuceyCongo
  • Aidan O'HareSteady Boy
  • Shane CaseyKevin
  • John CreanChris
  • Máirtín de CógáinSean
  • Keith DunphyTerence
  • Kieran HegartyFrancis
  • Shane NottNed
  • Kevin O'BrienTim
  • Gary McCarthyVolunteer
  • Tim O'MahonVolunteer
  • Graham BrowneVolunteer
  • Owen BuckleyVolunteer
  • Aidan FitzpatrickVolunteer
  • Vince HanningtonVolunteer
  • Denis KelleherVolunteer
  • Colin McCleryVolunteer
  • Finbar O'MahonVolunteer
  • John QuinlanVolunteer
  • Peggy LynchSinger at Wake
  • Noel O'DonovanStation Guard
  • Peter O'MahoneyStoker
  • Barry BourkePoliceman
  • Frank O'SullivanMan in Pub
  • Diarmuid Ó'DálaighMan in Pub
  • Corina GoughWoman in Search
  • Danny RiordanElderly Couple
  • Peg CrowleyElderly Couple
  • Fiona LawtonLily
  • Clare DineenMrs. Rafferty
  • Sean McGinleyFather Denis
  • Tomas OhEalaitheBoy on Bike
  • Nora LynchMother of Sick Child
  • Diarmuid Ní MheachairSick Child
  • Denis ConwayPriest
  • Barry L. LooneyCeilidh Band
  • Connie O'ConnailCeilidh Band
  • Aine O'ConnorCeilidh Band
  • Francis O'ConnorCeilidh Band
  • Peadr O'RiadaCeilidh Band
  • Neil BrandNewsreel Piano Accompanist
  • Tom CharnockSergeant at Cottage
  • Alan ReadySergeant at Station
  • Mark WakelingLieutenant
  • Antony ByrneThe Interrogator
  • Anthony Mark StreeterBritish Soldier
  • Bill ArmstrongBritish Soldier
  • Christopher BownBritish Soldier
  • Mark BryceBritish Soldier
  • Alex DeeBritish Soldier
  • Jonny HolmesBritish Soldier
  • Allan HuntleyBritish Soldier
  • Bill HurstBritish Soldier
  • Daniel KingtonBritish Soldier
  • Jamie LomasBritish Soldier
  • Owen McQuadeBritish Soldier
  • Richard OldhamBritish Soldier
  • Colin ParryBritish Soldier
  • Bernie SweeneyBritish Soldier
  • Derek TaylorBritish Soldier
  • Neil Alan TaylorBritish Soldier
  • Gregor WoodBritish Soldier
  • Karl DawsonVolunteer (uncredited)
  • Niall McCarthyExtra (uncredited)
  • Siobhán McSweeneyJulia (uncredited)
  • Seamus MoynihanPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Mary MurphyBernadette
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