The Wind That Shakes The Barley DVD

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Two brothers get caught up in Ireland's bid for independence in 1920.

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Released
26 November 2007
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Pathe Distribution 
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Runtime
124 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5060002835821 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  Ireland 1920: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning career as a doctor and joins his brother, Teddy, in a dangerous and violent fight for freedom. Actors Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Gerard Kearney & William Ruane Director Ken Loach Certificate 15 years and over Year 2006 Languages English - Dolby Digital (5.1) Duration 2 hours (approx) Region Region 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.

Political drama from veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach. Damien (Cillian Murphy) is about to leave Ireland for his medical studies in London while his brother Teddy (Padraic Delaney) is an active IRA member. After witnessing an act of resistance to the daily violence of the 'Black and Tans', Damien abandons his burgeoning career and joins his brother in a dangerous and violent fight for freedom. Eventually, both sides agree to a treaty to end the bloodshed. But, despite the apparent victory, civil war erupts and families who fought side by side, find themselves pitted against one another as sworn enemies, putting their loyalties to the ultimate test.