• Cal (2006)


Release Date: December 11th, 2006

R |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Fraught with guilt about his involvement in the murder of a Protestant police officer, Irish Republican Army member Cal (John Lynch) eschews violence and longs to defect from the organization. He meets Marcella (Helen Mirren), the widow of the slain officer, at the local library and is instantly drawn to her. Their mutual feelings of confusion and distress bring them together, but their relationship faces obstacles. Cal must hide his secret from Marcella, while also dodging the police.

Cast: Dame Helen Mirren, John Lynch, Donal McCann, John Kavanagh, Ray McAnally, Stevan Rimkus, Kitty Gibson, Louis Rolston

Director: Pat O'Connor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Police officer , Car , House , Rousing , Tense , Emotional , Father , Murder , Husband , Forbidden love , 1980s


Nominated Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)