Maria Doyle Kennedy

The Movie Show reviews The Commitments.
Margaret: Alan Parker, maker of Midnight Express, Fame, Angel Heart, etc., has been looking for that breakthrough film for a while. Maybe with The Commitments he's found it. The film is set in modern Dublin, looking at times almost post...
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.