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The Commitments

Directed by Alan Parker
United Kingdom, United States, 1991
Musical, Drama


“The Irish are the blacks of Europe, Dubliners are the blacks of Ireland, and the North Siders are the blacks of Dublin, so say it loud – I’m black and I’m proud!” Or so Jimmy tells his puzzled friends as he tries to assemble a R&B band in a working class community in Dublin.

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The Commitments Directed by Alan Parker

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

BAFTA Awards

1992 | 4 wins including: Best Screenplay - Adapted

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1992 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1992 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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