Man of Aran (1934)

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A documentary on the life of the people of the Aran Islands, who were believed to contain the essence of the ancient Irish life, represented by a pure uncorrupted peasant existence centred around the struggle between man and his hostile but magnificent surroundings. A blend of documentary and fictional narrative, the film captures the everyday trials of life on Ireland's unforgiving Aran Islands. Stars Colman 'Tiger' King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dirrane, Pat Mullin of Aran, Patch 'Red Beard' Ruadh, Patcheen Faherty, Tommy O'Rourke, Stephen Dirrane, Pat McDonough,

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