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Runtime: 105 min

Genres: Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Languages: English | Portuguese

Countries: USA

Michael Collins came of age in the early 20th century, when a monumental history of oppression and bloodshed had divided Ireland and its people, making hatred and distrust a national heritage and a way of life. In 1916, in what became known as the Easter Uprising, Irish revolutionaries surrendered after a six-day standoff at Dublin's General Post Office to the overwhelming military power of the British forces. Many followers, including Michael Collins and his close friend Harry Boland, were imprisoned. Upon their release, they found themselves the new leaders of the Irish independence movement. Collins' efforts to create a free and peaceful country, like the epic history of Ireland itself, would encompass romance and violence, valor and rage, burning hope and fiery tragedy. It would result in both the triumph of the free Irish Republic and the terror in Northern Ireland that continues to make bloody headlines today. And it would forever change the ways people wage wars of independence.

Directors (1)

Writers (4)

Delia Ephron (screenplay) and
Jim Quinlan (screenplay)
Nora Ephron (screenplay) &
Peter Dexter (screenplay) (as Pete Dexter) &

Composers (1)

Editors (1)

Cinematographers (1)

John Lindley (director of photography)

Actors (38)

Andie MacDowell Dorothy Winters
Betsy Sokolow Reporter #3
Blue Deckert Joe
Bob Hoskins Vartan Malt
Calvin Trillin Sheriff
Carla Gugino Bride
Catherine Lloyd Burns Evie
Daniel Mimura Slacker #2
David Harrod Mal
David M. Bernstein Reporter #2 (as David Bernstein)
Deborah Nunez Woman #1 (as Debrah Nunez)
Dell Aldrich Woman #2
Dianne Dreyer Jennifer
Dominic Testa Motorist (uncredited)
Donald J. Lee Jr. Court Bailiff
James N. Harrell Old Geezer #1 (as James Harrell)
Jane Lanier Suzanne
Jean Stapleton Pansy Milbank
Jimmy Borto Igloo Wrangler (uncredited)
JoAnn Fregalette Jansen Tammy
Joey Lauren Adams Anita
John Hussey Minister
John Travolta Michael
Kay Colvin Woman #3
Margaret Travolta Reporter #1
Mark Nutter Counterman
Peyton E. Park Old Geezer #2 (as Peyton Park)
Richard Schiff Italian Waiter
Robert Pastorelli Huey Driscoll
Stephen Bruton Musician in Bar Scene (uncredited)
Teri Garr Judge Esther Newberg
Thomas F. Evans Reporter #5 (as Thomas Evans)
Tim Harrison Slacker #1
Tom Hodges Groom
Tom Woodruff Jr. Bull (uncredited)
Tracey A. Doyle Reporter #4 (as Tracey Doyle)
Wallace Langham Bruce Craddock
William Hurt Frank Quinlan