• Titanic Town (2000)

Titanic Town

Release Date: September 1st, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Based on a true story, "Titanic Town" tells the story of Bernie McPhelimy's crusade to protect her family from the brutal effects of the war in Northern Ireland in the 1970s. As Bernie single-handedly takes on the IRA and the British government, she develops newfound relationships with her children, and in the process, captures the viewer's heart.

Cast: Julie Walters, Ciarán Hinds, Nuala O'Neill, James Loughran, Barry Loughran, Elizabeth Donaghy, Ciaran McMenamin, Jaz Pollock

Director: Roger Michell

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Hollywood Partners Munich, Pandora Cinema, BBC, British Screen, Pandora, Company Pictures

Distributors: Shooting Gallery

Keywords: Passionate, Quest, 1970s, Fascinating, Best friend, Family, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    As solid as the earth, rich as a good meal and sometimes funny as hell. show more

  • 75
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Michell treats the Irish troubles of the 1970s with clear-eyed compassion, and Walters's performance ranks with her best. show more

  • 89
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Director Roger Michell ("Persuasion," "Notting Hill") has made his finest film to date. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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