Cass followed the bright lights to London and was quickly disillusioned. She met and married Doctor Langdon, but soon realised she wanted to return to her home by the sea, and to her first love, Colin
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In “The Majesty of the Law,” a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man’s principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. “One Minute’s Wait” is about an little train station and glimpses into the lives of the passengers, with a series of comic setups. The third ..
In 1921 Dublin, the IRA battles the “Black & Tans,” special British forces given to harsh measures. Irish-American medical student Kerry O’Shea hopes to stay aloof, but saving a wounded friend gets him outlawed, and inexorably drawn into the rebel organization…under his former professor Sean Lenihan, who has “shaken hands with the devil” and begun to think of fighting as an end in itself. Complications arise when Kerry falls for a beautiful English hostage, and ..
Belfast police conduct a door-to-door manhunt for an IRA gunman (James Mason) wounded in a daring robbery
In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be retarded for the first ten years of his life
Romantic tragedy, the story of Tristan and Isolde
A physician is employed by an attorney, played by Peter Finch, who formerly prosecuted her on charges of euthanasia to watch over his mentally ill wife
A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord’s daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple’s money and they must fight off starvation in ..