Winner of the Palme d'Or prize at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, Loach's moving drama is set in the turbulent world of Ireland in the 1920s. Workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning career as a doctor and joins his brother, Teddy, in a dangerous and violent fight for freedom.
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald, William Ruane
Original Release: GB/Eire/France. 2006
Showing: Monday, 30 April, 2007 at 7:30pm
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 127 mins

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