BIRR Film Club presents ‘The Tree’ (Director: Julie Bertuccelli, France/Australia, 2010, 100 mins, Cert: Club. Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Morgana Davies, Aden Young, Gillian Jones, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Christian Bayers, Tom Russell, Gabriel Gotting, Zoe Boe. Language: English) at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre on Tuesday, January 17 at 8pm (Admission €7/€5/€3).
After the sudden death of her father, 8-year-old Simone shares a secret with her mother Dawn. She’s convinced her father speaks to her through the leaves of her favorite tree and he’s come back to protect them.
But the new bond between mother and daughter is threatened when Dawn starts a relationship with George, the plumber, called in to remove the tree’s troublesome roots.
As the branches of the tree start to infiltrate the house, the family is forced to make an agonizing decision. But have they left it too late?