The General


The General

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John Boormans \\"The General\\" is based on the story of Martin Cahill a notorious Dublin gangster who was the mastermind behind a series of daring robberies that stunned Ireland in the 1980s. John Boorman (\\"Deliverance \\" \\"The Emerald Forest\\") won the Best Director Prize at this years Cannes Film Festival and the film introduces Brendan Gleeson (\\"I Went Down\\") in a dazzling star-making performance as Cahill. \\"The General \\" which also reunites Boorman with his \\"Deliverance\\" star Jon Voight who plays the Irish policeman determined to bring Cahill down will open in New York on December 18th followed by a national theatrical release through Sony Pictures Classics.

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Stars Brendan Gleeson  John Voight Adrian Dunbar Sean McGinley Maria Doyle Kennedy and Angeline Ball.

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Running time: 119 mins approx

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DVD format: PAL region 2

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Language: English

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Certificate: 15


John Boormans \\"The General\\" is based on the story of Martin Cahill a notorious Dublin gangster who was the mastermind behind a series of daring robberies that stunned Ireland in the 1980s. John Boorman (\\"Deliverance \\" \\"The Emerald Forest\\") won the Best Director Prize at this years the-general

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