• The Peacemaker (2018)

The Peacemaker

Release Date: February 9th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Irish peacemaker Padraig O'Malley has an uncanny ability to gain a person's trust. Filmmaker James Demo follows O'Malley for five years as he brokers peace in crisis zones from Nigeria to Iraq.

Director: James Demo

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Glenn KennyThe New York Times

    The movie is a fascinating portrait that is if anything too brief. show more

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's easy to see why this deeply thoughtful, self-made diplomat has succeeded where so many others have failed. It's thus all the more poignant that his own demons have proven far more difficult for him to tame than so many of the world's. show more

  • 88
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    By the end of The Peacemaker, you feel you’re watching a Samuel Beckett character furiously trying to improvise himself out of the play. In the process, he’s bringing the rest of us along. show more

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