Keepers of the Flame Reviews

August 27, 2019
Some of this was interesting... but the film had moved a long and unfocused way from its starting point about pension injustices and had turned instead into yet another laboured exercise in historical navel-gazing.
August 26, 2019
Clear-sighted coherence is the key to incisive documentary-making, and Keepers of the Flame burnt itself out in a blur of overambition and confused purpose.
December 18, 2018
Nuala O'Connor's debut feature documentary is a fascinating dive into the archive of Irish military service pensions.
December 14, 2018
A dense, wordy wodge of history: significant, hefty and worthwhile, but scratchy and a little dry in storytelling terms.