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Nothing Personal (1995)

R  |   |  Drama  |  25 April 1997 (USA)
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A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of ... See full summary »

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Ginger
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Liam
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Kenny
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Leonard
Gary Lydon ...
Eddie
Rúaidhrí Conroy ...
Tommy
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Ann
Jeni Courtney ...
Kethleen
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Cecil
Gareth O'Hare ...
Michael
Ciarán Fitzgerald ...
Young Liam
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Malachy
B.J. Hogg ...
Jake
James Doran ...
Billy (as James Duran)
Cathy White ...
Lizzie
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A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend Liam, a Catholic. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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Tense, sometimes graphic, but interesting.
2 March 2000 | by (Texas gulf coast) – See all my reviews

I don't normally watch this type of show, but the Irish background is what started me, and it was James Frain's part of Kenny that kept me watching it. Though mostly Irish myself, I don't pretend to understand the IRA, or any of the conflicts that went on there. And though it might be nice to understand it all, it's by no means necessary to enjoy the show.

I thought James Frain, & Ian Hart's roles were well balanced, and worked well together. Particularly Kenny's depth of character, of someone who in a long term situation seeing no certain end in site, but still not giving up on those that depend on him, or his loved ones he stands before. The end might be a predictable one, based on the history of what we know, and human limitations in a given situation, but is still effective, and moving.

I think the show adequately portrays the lives of people on both sides, caught up in a confusing maelstrom not of their own making, that snowballed, and theres no turning it off and walking away.


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