2021 Drama

The story of two sisters who grew up on the fractious Irish border. When one of them, who has been missing, finally returns home, the intense bond with her sister is re-ignited. Together they unearth their mother's past but uncovered secrets and resentments which have been buried deep, threaten to overwhelm them.

Our Review

by Deirdre Molumby
Star Rating:

'Wildfire' is led by two extraordinary performances from the late Nika McGuigan and Nora-Jane Noone

‘Wildfire’ depicts the story of two sisters – Lauren (Nora-Jane Noone) and Kelly (Nika McGuigan). The pair grew up on the Northern Irish border, and now Kelly has returned home after disappearing for a year. Initially, there’s coolness between the siblings, fuelled by Lauren’s partner, Sean (Martin McCann). While the sisters start to get along again, there’s a forceful tension at the heart of their relationship, as they explore and try to understand why their mother died.

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