Description

Quirke is the chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue – a charismatic loner whose job takes him into fascinating places as he investigates sudden death in 1950s Dublin. His pleasures in life are raw and deep, a drink, a smoke, good food, a woman. One woman in particular – his adoptive brother’s wife Sarah – and the forbidden love that has shaped and dominated Quirke’s life. Adapted from the novels by John Banville writing as Benjamin Black, the three feature length films - Christine Falls, The Silver Swan and Elegy for April - reveal the tangled truth about Quirke’s living family, even as he uncovers the secrets of the Dublin dead.

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Description

Quirke is the chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue – a charismatic loner whose job takes him into fascinating places as he investigates sudden death in 1950s Dublin. His pleasures in life are raw and deep, a drink, a smoke, good food, a woman. One woman in particular – his adoptive brother’s wife Sarah – and the forbidden love that has shaped and dominated Quirke’s life. Adapted from the novels by John Banville writing as Benjamin Black, the three feature length films - Christine Falls, The Silver Swan and Elegy for April - reveal the tangled truth about Quirke’s living family, even as he uncovers the secrets of the Dublin dead.

    • EPISODE 1

    Christine Falls

    Quirke is chief pathologist in Dublin City morgue. A young woman’s death leads Quirke to uncover a secret of Dublin’s high Catholic society, among them members of his own family.

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    • 1 Hour 28 Minutes

    Quirke is chief pathologist in Dublin City morgue. A young woman’s death leads Quirke to uncover a secret of Dublin’s high Catholic society, among them members of his own family.

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    • 1 Hour 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Silver Swan

    Quirke investigates an apparent death by overdose and when another woman dies in similar circumstances, Quirke fears that Phoebe may also be drawn into Dublin’s drug culture.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes

    Quirke investigates an apparent death by overdose and when another woman dies in similar circumstances, Quirke fears that Phoebe may also be drawn into Dublin’s drug culture.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Elegy for April

    Phoebe asks Quirke to help her search for her missing friend, April. Quirke fears that April has come to harm, but her family try to hush up her disappearance.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes

    Phoebe asks Quirke to help her search for her missing friend, April. Quirke fears that April has come to harm, but her family try to hush up her disappearance.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes
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