Skip to main content
  • Director

    Ruth Meehan

  • Starring

    Gemma Leah Devereux, Siobhan Cullen, Derbhle Crotty, Barbara Brennan, Karen Egan, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Kevin McGahern

  • Run Time

    98 mins

  • Release Year

    2020

  • Country of Origin

    Ireland

  • Certificate

    15

  • Language

    English

UK PREMIERE

The Bright Side

Part of the Features Strand

Body

Cynical stand-up, Kate, has lost her way, but she gains friends and a new perspective on life, when she goes through cancer treatment with an unlikely band of companions. Ruth Meehan’s comedy drama is a funny and poignant debut feature. The director draws on the personal experience of herself and her crew, to deliver a believable story of everyday women - thrown together in the worst circumstances, finding the best in themselves and each other. Ruth Meehan is returning to EIFF with her first feature after winning a commendation for her short film, Numb. A warm, amusing and moving new Irish film from a director to watch. 

 

Want to watch this film online? This film will be available on Filmhouse at Home for 72hrs after the first public screening. Watch The Bright Side on Filmhouse at Home. 

15 - Contains moderate strong language, nudity and sex. 



Book a Ticket

Date

Time

Venue

Ticket Type

Basket

Loyalty Points: 56

Hide Basket
Sub Total
£0.00
Your Basket is empty.

Have a look at what's on to book a screening or event.

Watch List



has been added to your Watch List

View Watch List

Still adding?

If you don’t want to view your Watch list right now, you can access your list anytime from your profile.

Please sign in to use Watch List feature

Sign In

Or…

Register