Atlantean

Ireland, 1984IRISH CLASSIC, Documentary

Director: Bob Quinn; screenplay: Bob Quinn; cinematography: Seamus Deasy, Sean Corcoran, Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Joe Comerford, Nick O’Neill, Abdelhadi Tazi; editing: Daibi Dorab; music: Roger Doyle; narrator: Alan Stanford; production company: Cinegael; running time: 3 x 52’

 

Synopsis

The Celtic mythology revisited from bizarre and provocative hypothesis according to which the Irish descend from the populations of the Arab navigators of North Africa. This three-part documentary, produced in 1983 and broadcast by RTÉ the following year, has been digitally restored and screened at the festival in Galway last year, on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary.