Ascendancy is a 1983 British drama film directed by Edward Bennett and starring Julie Covington and Ian Charleson. It tells the story of a woman who is a member of the British landowning 'Ascendancy' in Ireland during World War I. Gradually, she learns about the Irish independence movement, and becomes involved with it.


    More details

    award Golden Bear
    director Edward Bennett
    genre drama
    musicBy Ronnie Leahy
    producer Penny Clark
    publisher British Film Institute