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In the Catbird Seat/Joe Kirkish

Tales from the land of Ireland

March 1, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

Irish cinema seems to fall into variations on just a few themes: dark, depressing depictions of years of the hard life of poverty or war and daunting efforts to overcome them ("Cal," "The Crying Game," "Michael Collins"); or, proudly, a light-hearted proof that centuries of deprivation definitely can be overcome ("The Dead," "The Commitments," "My Left Foot").

 
 

 

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