Alan Cooke is an Emmy Winning Actor, Writer, and Film Maker. He has acted on stages here and in New York for 11 Years. He spent 5 years living in America and made a multi-award winning film about his journey as an immigrant in New York called “HOME” (www.homethemovie.com). HOME went on to be nominated for three Emmy’s and and Alan won the Emmy for Best Writing for the film. He is also writing a book about his journey in New York which will be published this year.
The Spirit of Ireland is an epic new film about all what is beautiful, sad, powerful, poetic, and heroic about Ireland and its people. The film will take the viewer on an epic journey as Emmy Award winning film maker, writer, and actor, Alan Cooke returns to his native country and wanders throughout the land seeking the meaning of our identity. The film will journey through intimate roads, through the lives of the well known faces of actors, writers, and poets. He will also seek out extraordinary stories from ordinary people and their lives. We will see Ireland as we have never imagined her and also as it truly is – a place of beauty, wildness and dark secrets unveiled. The Spirit of Ireland will give the viewer an experience of a place that has long been forgotten and create a magical feeling for those who have longed for the Ireland of their dreams. This is a project that will lift the nation’s heart and renew its people with hope and a sense of poetry and pride of the country they call home.
FILM WEBSITE AND DETAILS AND TO MAKE A DONATION GO TO : www.thespiritofirelandfilm.com