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Ascendancy

1983
1h 32m
Drama
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Cast

Julie Covington (Connie Wintour)Ian Charleson (Lt. Ryder)John Phillips (Wintour)Susan Engel (Nurse)Philip Locke (Dr. Strickland)Kieran Montague (Dr. Kelson)Rynagh O'Grady (Rose)Philomena McDonagh (Mary)Michael McKnight (Vesey)Jeremy Sinden (Darcy)Walter McMonagle (Dawson)Shay Gorman (Keir)Liam O'Callaghan (Sir Edward Carson)Joe McPartland (Butler)Tony Rohr (Chauffeur)Charles Lawson (Boy)Ann Hasson (First maid)Zena Daire (Second maid)

Director

Edward Bennett

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Synopsis

Connie is a member of the British landowning "Ascendancy" in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier, she learns how sheltered she has been, and chooses to ally herself, in her own way, with the struggle for Irish independence.

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