Citizen Lane

Citizen Lane

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An innovative mix of documentary and drama and a vivid and compelling portrait of Hugh Lane, one of the most fascinating and yet enigmatic figures in modern Irish history. Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan with the drama written by Mark O'Halloran and starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Hugh Lane, realises this unique and complex of character. The drama is intercut with interviews from contemporary documentary contributors such as Professors Roy Foster and Paul Rouse and Art Historian Morna O'Neill, who offer a narrative richly illustrated by the paintings of Lane's collection with a twist in its tail in the long running campaign to recover for Ireland Lane's Bequest of 39 great Impressionist paintings, Monet, Renoir and Manet among them, left unwittingly to the National Gallery London
Starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Gemma Leah Devereux, Derbhle Crotty
Director Thaddeus O'Sullivan