An Cailín Ciúin/The Quiet Girl

Editor of Irish language drama film ‘An Cailin Ciuin/The Quiet Girl’

Rural Ireland 1981. A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with foster parents for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.

Written and Directed by Colm Bairéad

Produced by Cleona Ní Chrualaoí

World Premiere at Berlin Film Festival 2022

WINNER Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury Berlin 2022

WINNER Special Mention Children’s Jury Berlin 2022



  • Dublin Int FF 2022
  • Best Irish Film, DIFF 2022
  • Denver FF – Audience Award
  • European Film Awards – Best Cinematography
  • Montclair FF – World Cinema Award
  • Taipei FF – Audience Award
  • Valladolid Int FF – Silver Spike Best Film, Audience Award, Fipresci Award
  • Dublin Critics Circle – Best Film, Best Irish Film
  • Newport Beach FF – Best Film Jury Award
  • Guardian Film of the Year – 2nd Place
  • Oireachtas Awards – Film of the Year
  • Berlin FF – Grand Prix: Kplus, Special Mention Children’s Jury.


  • AARP Movies for Grown Up – Best Foreign Film
  • Antayla Golden Orange FF – Best International Film
  • Athens Int FF – Golden Athena Best Film
  • Cameraimage – Golden Frog Directors Debut
  • Denver FF – Kieslowski Award Best Film
  • DFCC – Best Director, Best Cinematography
  • Ghent Int FF – North Sea Port Audience Award
  • London Critics Circle Film Awards – Foreign Film, British & Irish Film, Breakthrough, Young Performer
  • Satellite Award – Best International Film
  • Sydney FF – Best Film
  • Taipei Film Festival – New Talent Grand Prize
  • Valladolid Int FF – Golden Spike Best Film
  • Zagreb FF – Best Film

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