Born on September 5, 1974
From Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
An angry, violent alcoholic (Peter Mullan) finds respite with a devout woman (Olivia Colman) whose husband abuses her.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)||Won||Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer|
Paddy Considine as "Johnny"
The Sullivan family emigrates from Ireland to New York City as father Johnny (Paddy Considine) chases his dream of being an actor. Living in a small Hell's Kitchen apartment, the family settles into American life despite their deplorable living conditions. Wife Sarah (Samantha Morton) works at an ice parlor while Johnny looks for work as an actor, both haunted by memories of their dead son, Frankie. Daughter Christie (Sarah Bolger) documents the family's American journey with a video camera.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|