Irish Studies Film Series: The Playboys – April 13, 7 p.m.

The Irish In Film presents The Playboys
Presenter: Prof. Marion White, English Dept.

A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty (Albert Finney). The arrival of a dramatic troupe stirs things up even more, especially when she falls in love with one f the "Playboys", Tom Casey (Aidan Quinn). (from

Irish film series sponsored by Fairfield University’s Irish Studies Program and the College of Arts & Sciences. All films will be shown on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Multimedia Room. Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please call (203) 254-4000, ext. 3021.