John Boorman

This film highlights why John Boorman is a cinematic master.
On August 18, 1994, in a suburb of Dublin, Martin Cahill, nicknamed The General, was assassinated outside his house. John Boorman`s film begins with the death of its principal character, and then proceeds to unfold the story of his life.
Pierce Brosnan plays Andy Osnard, a disgraced MI6 agent who`s sent to the hardship post of Panama to monitor the situation there for the Brits. No one`s happy about handing the management of the Panama Canal back to the Panamanians, least of all...