Sunday (2002)





Director:  Charles McDougall

Starring:  Ciaran McMenamin (Leo Young),  Barry Mullan (John Young),  Paul Campbell (Jackie Duddy),  Julieann Campbell (Geraldine Richmond),  Eva Birthistle (Maura Young), Christopher Eccleston (General Ford)

Writer:  Jimmy McGovern

Made for TV. 


This film is about Bloody Sunday (January 30, 1972) from the perspective of march participant Leo Young (whose brother was killed that day).  Some reviewers thought it a bit heavy-handed, even though the Brits were obviously in the wrong.  So if you want a movie that really targets the British for criticism, or if you thought the movie Bloody Sunday was to easy on the British, take a look at this film. 


Patrick Louis Cooney, Ph. D.



Historical Background:

see Bloody Sunday (2002)




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