We have lift off

This beau­ti­fully filmed Ir­ish yarn is a corny but touch­ing fa­ble about ru­ral kind­ness, writes Don­ald Clarke

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ac­com­pa­ny­ing sub­plots and di­ver­sions. Al­lu­sions to Bichir’s ad­ven­tures at home are in­fu­ri­at­ingly mud­dled. The de­ci­sion to subti­tle the Trav­eller char­ac­ters is cer­tain to raise a few hack­les. But The Run­way re­mains a touch­ing tribute to a van­ished epoch that – un­til last Wed­nes­day or so – still seemed within touch­ing dis­tance. A strong de­but.

Winging it: Jamie Kearns and Demián Bichir in The Run­way

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