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279 Ratings

Michael Collins

Directed by Neil Jordan
United Kingdom, United States, 1996


Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

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Michael Collins Directed by Neil Jordan

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1996 | 3 wins including: Golden Lion

Academy Awards

1997 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Critics reviews

In addition to Liam Neeson’s compelling performance, Michael Collins is distinguished by the outstanding cinematography of award-winning director of photography Chris Menges—who throughout the film imaginatively uses natural light sources as well as visually re-creating the sooty bluish pall that coal-burning fires cast over Dublin nights.
September 02, 2015
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