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Michael Fassbender and wife Alicia Vikander make surprise appearance at Dublin premiere

There was a star-studded red carpet for Barry Keoghan's new film

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Michaal Fassbender and wife Alicia Vikander at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival | BRIAN MCEVOY

Michael Fassbender and wife Alicia Vikander made a surprise appearance at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

The Kerry actor and his Oscar-winning wife walked the red carpet for the Dublin premiere of Calm With Horses.

The couple were all smiles as they posed for photographers before heading in to see the movie.

Michael Fassbender and his wife Alicia Vikander | BRIAN MCEVOY

The new movie has a top-level cast, including Dublin actor Barry Keoghan.

The star, who has worked with Colin Farrel to Angelina Jolie, was joined on the red carpet by his long-time love Shona Guerin.

Other stars who walked the red carpet included Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan, Liam Cunningham and Aidan Gillen.

Barry Keoghan | BRIAN MCEVOY
Liam Cunningham | BRIAN MCEVOY 

Actor Aidan Gillen and wife Camille | BRIAN MCEVOY

Nicola Coughlan | BRIAN MCEVOY

Barry Keoghan and girlfriend Shona Guerin | BRIAN MCEVOYIn darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas ‘Arm’ Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic five-year-old son, Jack. Torn between these two families, Arm’s loyalties are truly tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.

Set in rural Ireland, it tells the story of ex-boxer Douglas ‘Arm’ Armstrong, who has become a feared enforcer for powerful local drug-dealing family the Devers.

He’s also trying to be a good and supportive dad to his five-year-old son, Jack, who has autism. Already torn between criminal dealings and family obligations, Arm’s loyalties are truly tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.