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Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: September 4th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan (Cillian Murphy) prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy (Padraic Delaney) in the Irish Republican Army, but political events are soon set in motion that tear the brothers apart.

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald, Mary Riordan, Mary Murphy, Laurence Barry, Damien Kearney

Director: Ken Loach

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: UK Film Council, Irish Film Board, TV3 Ireland, Tornasol Films S.A., Cineart

Keywords: Brother, Underdog, Dark, Doctor, Emotional, Quest, Soldier, Death

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