Niall Byrne Film Score brings “Guests of the Nation” to Life

Guests of the Nation, preserved and restored by the IFI Irish Film Archive, is presented with the world premiere of Niall Byrne's new orchestral score. The film, based on Frank O'Connor's short story of friendship between British soldiers and their IRA captors, is a moving anti-war film, which features early film performances from Cyril Cusack and Barry Fitzgerald. The film, an unseen treasure in the Irish silent film canon, will be brought to life with film composer Niall Byrne's powerful new score.

This programme also features the international premiere of Andrew Legge's new silent short film The Lactating Automaton with live orchestral score (by Liam Bates) and live foley performance.
 
Presented by The National Concert Hall, The RTÉ Concert Orchestra and The Irish Film Institute
 
Supported by Culture Ireland
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