Opening with a hurling scene in Cork in the 1920’s this film lives entirely within the experience of the main character, Damien. A young doctor about to leave Ireland for a career in London he is pulled into the Irish War of Independence. And this film is about his fight. The film starts without any introductory text, there is no attempt made to make the viewer aware of the wider world, this is Damien’s story and only his story.
EDIT: It appears that news of Ben &Jerry’s new Black & Tan product has hit the radio. Yup, what did I hear about as I listened to the Ian Dempsey show this morning, but this new flavour. And supposedly Ben & Jerry’s have issued a statement saying they were unaware of the irish context, and […]