Barry Keoghan (From The Patreon Archive): Episode 350

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Barry Keoghan returns to the podcast to discuss a movie he made in Ireland that never got its full theatrical release. Calm With Horse is a beautiful piece of story telling from first-time director Nick Rowland that transports us to a west of Ireland town run by a family known as the Divers. Barry’s character, Dympna, controls Arm a former boxer roped in to enforcing the dominance of the gang in the local area. A crisis of conscience and his young son force him into a situation from which there appears to be no escape. Jarlath and Barry dig into what makes a low budget classic like this so special and why now, more than ever, the film needs the support of viewers in lockdown when it releases on demand on April 27th. There’s a lot to cover as Barry opens up about the non-disclosure agreement he signed to play one of the lead characters in Marvel’s next big franchise The Eternals. We hear about the fasting Barry forced himself to do in order to be in shape for the role within three weeks of being cast, his tactics for coping with lockdown, his plans to direct, the project he has been building around the story of Billy The Kid and more. There’s also news on an up-coming episode of Coronapod and Jarlath’s own weird experience when he applied the law of attraction to driving around Ireland last August. To access this episode in full and to hear all of our episodes in full each week, visit www.patreon.com/irishmanabroad and sign up for just the price of a pint every month. In return, you will gain full access to our entire archive of all of the podcasts we have ever released including - An Irishman In America, Men Behaving Better and An Irishman Behind Bars. If you come over and join in the first two weeks of August 2020, you will be given something very special as an additional thanks that won't disappoint. Our charity partner is jigsawonline.ie. In these tricky times, Jigsaw provides a range of resources, advice and care for your people to help them strengthen their mental health and the skills needed to navigate life. Please visit their website and consider making a donation. For updates on future episodes and live shows follow @jarlath on Twitter, visit www.jigser.com or email the show directly on irishmanabroadpodcast@gmail.com. Disclaimer: All materials contained within this podcast are copyright protected. Third party reuse and/or quotation in whole or in part is prohibited unless direct credit and/or hyperlink to the Irishman Abroad podcast is clearly and accurately provided.

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