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My Brother's War (1997)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  1997 (USA)
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CIA guy and IRA guy reluctantly team up to catch IRA guy's rogue brother.

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Mary Fagan Bailey
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John Hall
Patrick Foy ...
Gerry Fallon
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Liam Fallon
Gary Cooke ...
Brian Fagan
Tony Boston ...
Aidan
Seamus Fox ...
Bobby
Lesley Conroy ...
Frances O'Brien
Emma O'Neill ...
Sinead
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Mike Regan ...
Michael Fallon
Conal O'Fatharta ...
12 Year Old Gerry
Michael McNally ...
8 Year Old Liam
Cristi Conaway ...
Kelly Hall (as Kristi Conaway)
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Conal Byrne
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The IRA have declared a ceasefire, but a small splinter group has decided to continue the armed struggle. A CIA guy is asked to track down the leader of the splinter group with the help of the brother of the leader. He reluctantly agrees. Written by Philip Kearns

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He trained his younger brother how to kill, but never taught him how to stop.

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Best film ever about N. Ireland conflict.
31 January 1999 | by (LA, CA.) – See all my reviews

This movie really surprised me. It's one of the best films on

the Northern Ireland conflict I've seen, ranking with "Cal,"

"The Crying Game," "Michael Collins," and "The Boxer" to tell

the very personal story of two brothers feuding in the middle of

the cease fire declared several years ago. As someone with a

younger brother, the story really touched and resonated with me

on a very deep level. Kudos to the writer and to the entire

cast, especially the Irish actors who played the brothers and

the entire supporting cast. It's an experience I won't forget.


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