In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in the Irish Republican Army, but political events are soon set in motion that tear the brothers apart.
|Title||The Wind That Shakes the Barley|
|Genres||Drama History War|
|Production Companies||Sixteen Films, Matador Pictures, Regent Capital, UK Film Council, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Element Films, BIM Distribuzione, EMC Produktion, Tornasol Films, Diaphana Films, Pathé Distribution, Cinéart, TV3 Television Network Ireland, Filmcoopi Zürich, Irish Film Board, Oil Flick Films No.2|
|Production Countries||Ireland, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland|