Film Review: “Rosie”, 2018

Rosie (dir. Paddy Breathnach, 2018)

Irish films can often feel constrained or obsessed by their own context. The need to distinguish Ireland from other English-speaking countries, and the desire to assert our own distinctive way of speaking and acting, can put a grey cloud over a narrative, pushing more interesting qualities into the shade. “Rosie” avoids this pitfall, not least because of the skill of its…