Oscars 2023: Delia Barry, 83-year-old woman who knitted sweaters for “The Spirits of the Island” and whose designs appear in Vogue

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Although the movie Banshees of Inisher (“The Spirits of the Island”) won none of the 9 Oscars handed out this Sunday, but the film starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson has drawn praise from critics and audiences alike.

… and revolutionized the life of an 83-year-old woman from the Irish county of Wicklow.

The film is set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in the 1920s and tells the story of two friends who fall out after one suddenly decides to end their relationship.

To create authentic knitwear for the period, Delia Barry studied photographs from 100 years ago.

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