Irish Film Trivia Round 4

Care of my movie newsletters from MovieExtras.ie 2012, test your random Irish Film Trivia here…

To whom did J.K. Rowling write these words, “Don’t be too hard on Termonfeckin; it does have a brilliant name! And I come from a very sleepy place.”?

J K Rowling

Despite having scenes of brutal violence which film was rated PG in Irish cinemas due to it’s historical context?

Parental Guidance

Why were many scenes in My Left Foot shot through a mirror?

My Left Foot

Which Irish actor debuted in Notting Hill and will appear in the upcoming Martin McDonagh feature Calvary?

Notting Hill To Calvary

Peter O’Toole appeared in seven episodes of The Tudors. How long did he spend filming these?

The Tudors

Which Irish Actor has played a Futuristic Luddite, an Amnesiac, a Self-Defence Teacher, a Priest, Winston Churchill and a hit man?

Guess the Actor?

For which Harry Potter role did Saoirse Ronan complete an audition?

Saoirse Ronan

Born in the U.K. of Irish parents he has played a diminutive roman soldier, a movie director, a roman god and a radio DJ?

Guess the Actor?

Sinead O’Connor’s songs have been heard in 54 movies but she has acted in only 4. Can you name them?

Sinead O'Connor

Aidan Gillen chose his mother’s second name to register with Actor’s Guild because somebody else has already registered with his given surname. Do you know his original surname?

Aidan ?

And the answers are

J K Rowling sent those words to Harry Potter fan Evanna Lynch (who eventually starred in the Harry Potter films as Luna Lovegood)

Michael Collins

Because Daniel Day-Lewis could only manipulate his right foot to perform the actions you see in the movie.

Dylan Moran made his screen debut in Notting Hill

Peter O’Toole spent a  week filming The Tudors.

Brendan Gleeson (A.I.Wild About HarryHarry Potter FranchiseThe Butcher BoyInto The StormIn Bruges)

Saoirse Ronan auditioned for Luna Lovegood, she did not get the part because she was too young.

Steve Coogan (Night At The Museum & 2, Tropic Thunder, The Lightening Thief, Alan Partridge)

Sinead O’Connor has acted in The Butcher Boy (Our Lady/Colleen), Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte (uncredited)),  The Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV movie) (Ann of Oxford Street),  Hush-a-Bye Baby (Sinead)

Aidan Gillen’s given surname is Murphy

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3 responses to “Irish Film Trivia Round 4

  1. tough quiz, ben. Had me stumped. I got 2. I’m useless.

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