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32 Ratings


Directed by Pat O'Connor
United Kingdom, 1984


Cal (John Lynch), a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella (Helen Mirren, who won the Best Actress prize at Cannes), a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

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Cal Directed by Pat O'Connor

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Best Actress

BAFTA Awards

1985 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

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