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  1. FISCHER's rating of the film The General

    Une impressionnante interprétation de Brendan Gleason qui phagocyte le film et dont l'étonnante prestation dissimule et fait oublier quelques facilités et lourdeurs scénaristiques du metteur en scène...

  2. J.J. 'Jake' Gittes's rating of the film The General

    I watched this because of Brendan Gleeson's outstanding acting performances & John Boorman's filmmaking ('Point Blank', 'Deliverance'). But both fail & deliver their worst performances. The movie meanders between comedy & (wanna be) thriller; but it's not at all funny nor exciting. Boring. The entire movie terribly lacks character-charisma. Just a story about a petty criminal who makes a fool of himself. 1,5 stars.

  3. Ashley TOUCRU's rating of the film The General

    Un film surprenant : une touche de burlesque sur fond de critique sociale ; le noir et blanc pour renforcer l'authenticité du récit... La recette fonctionne à merveille !

  4. Jack Lineman's rating of the film The General

    It's streaming on american Netflix in color & in pan and scan for some reason.

  5. Daniel S.'s rating of the film The General

    After a dramatic first scene, the subtle mood, half serious, half friendly, of the rest of the film is just brilliant. I had the curiosity to search for some fotos of the real Martin Cahill. The resemblance with Brendan Gleeson is amazing. In my opinion, John Borrman's last masterpiece to date.

  6. Vahid Taromi's rating of the film The General

  7. comeandsee's rating of the film The General

    an impressive late period boorman as he slots seamlessly into the irish film industry. the light mixed with the use of black and white is fantastic. the performances are all key with gleeson superb and jon voight contributing a perfect irish accent. the script is snappy and witty also. but in the end, the themes of corruption, the robin hood complex and loyalty are all explored fully.