As we reported last night, we now have official confirmation that Russell Crowe will be in Dublin as part of Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

Crowe will take part in a special Q&A after the Irish premiere of his directorial debut, The Water Diviner. The event will take place at The Savoy, O'Connell Street on Friday, March 20th.

Speaking at the announcement, festival director Grainne Humphreys had the following to say. "I first encountered Russell Crowe in Romper Stomper in 1992, a blistering breakthrough performance of incredible power and startling intensity – two elements which he has brought to over two decades of indelible screen roles including LA Confidential, The Insider, Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind et al."

"The Water Diviner is an impressive, beautifully shot epic war drama. Russell Crowe has created a powerful portrait of loss and redemption with fine performances, not least his own as lead. It’s a pleasure to welcome Russell to Dublin for the festival screening of The Water Diviner and present the film to his many Irish fans."

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