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Jim Sheridan is a master story-teller, and an acclaimed film director of few films, but good films nevertheless. Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1949, Sheridan moved to America in 1982, meeting a man who invited him to run the Irish Arts Center. He found a place to live in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and was low on finances at first. He eventually ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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I find in modern cinema now...people don't like the mystic or the spiritual. It's become almost a dirty word now. See more »


His Dublin-based film production company is called "Hell's Kitchen". See more »


Frequently references Irish themes in his films, particularly the IRA See more »



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