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This is the Sea (1997)

This is the Sea





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In this Romeo and Juliet-style story set in Northern Ireland after the 1994 cease fire, young devout Protestant Hazel and Catholic Malachy fall in love. Malachy's brother approves, but his militant underground leader does not, and they are ultimately surrounded by violence.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Mary McGuckian
On DVD: Feb 16, 1999
Overseas Filmgroup


Richard Harris
as Old Man Jacobs
Samantha Morton
as Hazel Stokes
Ross McDade
as Malachy McAliskey
John Lynch
as Padhar McAliskey
Dearbhla Molloy
as Ma Stokes
Ian McElhinney
as Da Stokes
Marc O'Shea
as Jef Stokes
Stella McCusker
as Ma McAliskey
Des McAleer
as Inspector Wilson
Desmond McAleer
as Inspector Wilson
Caolan Byrne
as Ezeldel Lamthorn
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This Romeo and Juliet story set in Northern Ireland is a winner, with... newcomers Samantha Morton and Ross McDade carrying the day.

Full Review… | April 27, 2005
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Apollo Guide

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