Rebecca O'Brien has been working in film production since 1985. She has produced nine feature films with Ken Loach, including Land And Freedom, Sweet Sixteen and My Name Is Joe. A recent release, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, set during the Irish War of Independence, won the Palme d'Or in Cannes.
O'Brien and Loach have a production company called Sixteen Films Ltd and are currently in post-production on their new film Looking For Eric, written by regular collaborator Paul Laverty, which will be released in 2009. O'Brien is a board member of the UK Film Council.
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