access>CINEMA releases award-winning Border in Irish cinemas on March 8

access>CINEMA releases award-winning Border in Irish cinemas on March 8

access>CINEMA is releasing Ali Abbasi's award-winning film Border, which opens in Irish cinemas from Friday March 8.

Sweden’s entry for the Oscars® and from the writer of Let the Right One In, BORDER is a film like no other.

Tina (Eva Melander) is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions and catch smugglers. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she is forced to confront hugely disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

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Winner - Un Certain Regard Grand Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2018

Winner - Spirit of the Festival Award, Cork Film Festival 2018

What the Critics are Saying:

“... exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventions” - Variety

“... story of self-discovery … outstanding, minutely sensitive performance” - Film Comment

“... just when you think you've seen it all, along comes Border” - AV Club

Selection of Audience Comments:

- “automatic Top 10 Movie of All Time ... I've never seen anything like it” ★★★★★

- “goes right to the edge and balances perfectly!” ★★★★★

- “astonishing and captivating … superb … masterpiece of a movie”

- “one of the most astonishing films I’ve ever seen”

- “the best film of its kind since Pan's Labyrinth or Let The Right One In

Where Can I See Border:

Irish Film Institute Dublin:

From Friday March 8

Light House Cinema Dublin:

From Friday March 8

Pálás Cinema Galway:

From Friday March 8

The Gate Cinema Cork:

From Friday March 15th

access CINEMA sites nationally:

From March 19th

This film release was made possible with the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA