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My Brother's War (1997)

R | | Action, Thriller | 1997 (USA)
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
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Frances O'Brien
Emma O'Neill ...
Sinead
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Pete
Mike Regan ...
Michael Fallon
Conal O'Fatharta ...
12 Year Old Gerry
Michael McNally ...
8 Year Old Liam
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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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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Cristi Conaway is spelled Kristi Conaway in the end credits but Cristi Conaway in the opening credits. See more »

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i liked it....
27 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

i watched the movie several years ago, but liked it, yes it probably wasn't the best movie 'bout northern ireland, and some of the accents of the non-uk actors weren't what you'd like.... but as far as the story goes, it was all right... i thought that xuereb who played liam was believable as a loonie though perhaps not as an irish man, and what i liked was the poem that was in the beginning and the end of the movie, it ties the story together. whether you would like it.... well thats really up to you, if you like brolin (the older one), then no surprises there, he is faithful to his acting in other stuff.


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