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The Great Hunger

Amidst the Great Potato Famine in Ireland, a young peasant girl struggles to keep her family alive all while falling in love with two very different men, one bent on revolution.

Genre(s):Historical Epic, Drama, Romance
Director:Sean McNamara
Status:Completed Screenplay, Financing in Closing Stages
Budget:US $20 million
Language:English
Location:Ireland
Runtime:TBC
Shoots:Spring 2020
Delivery:October 2020
Sales:TBA
Producer:Paul G Andrews

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