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A War of Children ()


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Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them.

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  • Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
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Nora Tomelty
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Maureen Tomelty
John Ronane ...
Frank Tomelty
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Reg Hogg
Oliver Maguire ...
Ian McCullum
Aideen O'Kelly ...
Meg McCullum
Danny Figgis ...
Donal Tomelty
David G. Meredith ...
Robbie McCullum
Patrick Dawson ...
Seamus Lynch
Cathleen Delany ...
Mrs. Doyle (as Cathleen Delaney)
Maura Keeley ...
Woman in Shop
Arthur O'Sullivan ...
Mr. Fiske
Des Nealon ...
British Lieutenant (as Desmond Nealon)
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British Soldier
Conor Evans ...
British Soldier
Paul Wilson ...
British Soldier
Stuart Knee ...
British Soldier
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Brenda Doyle ...
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Directed by

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George Schaefer

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James Costigan ... (written by)

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Paul Cameron ... associate producer
Roger Gimbel ... executive producer
George Schaefer ... producer

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Jerry Fielding

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Christopher Challis

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Eric Boyd-Perkins
Anne V. Coates
Christopher Holmes
Fabien D. Tordjmann

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Simon Holland

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Terence A. Clegg ... first assistant director
Howard Guard ... second assistant director

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June Randall ... script supervisor
Paul Tivers ... runner

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  • CBS (1972) (United States) (tv)

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Plot Summary

Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Also Known As
  • Ein Krieg der Kinder (West Germany)
  • Une guerre d'enfants (Canada, French title)
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  • 73 min
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