That They May Face the Rising Sun

2024 Drama

Joe and Kate Ruttledge have returned from London to live and work among the small, close-knit community near to where Joe grew up. Now deeply embedded in life around the lake, the drama of a year in their lives and those of the memorable characters around them unfolds through the rituals of work, play and the passing seasons as this enclosed world becomes an everywhere.

Our Review

by Brian Lloyd
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'That They May Face the Rising Sun' is beautiful, heartfelt, and understated

Joe, a celebrated author, (Barry Ward) and his wife, Kate, a visual artist (Anna Bederke) have returned from London to his family farm and have embedded themselves with the local rural community and its cast of characters (Lalor Roddy, Brendan Conroy, Phillip Dolan). Through the course of a year, Joe and Kate witness the comings and goings of life from their farm, from old friends returning from abroad to changes in their own lives and careers...

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