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Michael Collins

[cert 15, 132 mins]

Neil Jordan's film traces the career of Irish Republican
hero Michael Collins, from the Easter Rising to his
death in 1922. Michael Collins was one of the
founders of what was eventually to become the
Republic of Ireland and the film tells the story of a
man whose belief in violence is finally transformed by
the horrors of civil war into a desire for peace.

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Director: Neil Jordan

Starring: Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman, Jula Roberts

Level: AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects: Film Studies, History, Media Studies

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