STORY FROM HISTORYThe whole idea begun when one of the producers of the film noticed the northwestern Irish city of Drogheda’s coat of arms included a crescent and star. The Irish famine first began in 1845 due to blight on Ireland’s main source of food — the potato, and lasted until 1851, resulting in the deaths of a million people and the immigration of more than 2 million citizens. Ultimately, the famine caused Ireland’s population to drop from 8 million to 5 million. According to "National Turk" Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid decided to send 10,000 pounds in aid to Ireland after being informed of how devastating the famine was on the island (some claim it was just a Turkish attempt to soften their image of barbaric invaders since in that part of history they had half of southern Europe enslaved under their tyrannical rule). However, Britain’s Queen Victoria decided to
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, in which a British woman recalls coming of age during World War I.Colin Farrell will also have another epic project in the future - WINTER'S TALE, enchanting fantasy story set in 19th Century and present-day Manhattan which revolves around a thief, a dying girl, and a flying white horse.