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3.5
255 Ratings

Five Minutes of Heaven

Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Ireland, United Kingdom, 2009
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

Two Ulstermen; one a murderer, the other the brother of his victim. Since 1975, each one dreads to encounter the other. Alistair feels he dare not ask forgiveness, while Joe feels incapable of giving it. When they do meet, Joe is armed and ready to take revenge. But something extraordinary happens.

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Five Minutes of Heaven Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2009 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Dramatic (Directing Award)

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Writer (Television)

2010 | Nominee: Best Single Drama (Television)

Irish Film and Television Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Single Drama/Drama Serial

2010 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Lead Role in Television

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