Yeats Country (1965)

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Yeats Country

19650 h 18 min

Oscar nominated documentary short from 1965

Director Patrick Carey
Runtime 0 h 18 min
Release Date 1 October 1965
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Government-sponsored lyrical documentary which uses the landscape of Sligo to present the poetry of William Butler Yeats as it evokes the mystical past of the landscape.

Pictorial study of the landscape of Co. Sligo where W.B. Yeats was raised. The images are accompanied by excerpts from Yeats poetry.

Screened at the 12th Galway Film Fleadh, 11-16 July 2000.

The film won a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, a Diploma at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award in 1966 (hob),  Certificates of Merit at Moscow, Barcelona, San Francisco, Vancouver, Acapulco, New York and Mannheim.

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