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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1994 - 30 July.6 August

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Category: Edition 1994

1954 is the year dedicated to the Madonna. Barry O'Neill an Irish altar boy discovers in a barn a man who resembles the good thief of Calvary and the man admits he is. Suggestive, Barry dreams of the virgin and the thief in a beautiful tabernacle. The priest believes in a vision and announces the event to the parishioners who build a tabernacle. Barry risks becoming a phenomenon and discovers that he was wrong when he sees the thief, killed in an anti-terrorist action.

Original Title All Things Bright and Beautiful
Italian Title Tutte le cose belle e luminose
Category Official Competition
Section Competition
Tipology TV Series
Duration 86'
Production Year 1994
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by Barry Devlin
Screenplay Barry Devlin
Main cast Barbara Adair, Seamus Ball, Gabriel Brady

 regista Barry DevlinBARRY DEVLIN

Barry Devlin (born 27 November 1946) is an Irish musician, screen writer and director.
Devlin is from Moortown in Ardboe, County Tyrone. He began to train as a Columban priest, leaving to study English at University College Dublin, then joining a graphics company as a screenwriter.
He was in the pioneering Irish Celtic rock band Horslips as bass player, vocalist and front man. After the breakup of Horslips, Devlin released the 1983 solo album Breaking Star Codes.
He has directed for the screen, producing a number of U2 videos in the 1980s. He has also been a writer for radio and screen, originating the radio detective drama Baldi and writing episodes for the television series Ballykissangel and The Darling Buds of May and the screenplay for the film A Man of No Importance.