Film Club - Michael Collins

Michael Collins is a biographical period drama written and directed by Neil Jordan. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for Best Original Score and Best Cinematography at the 69th Academy Awards.

In the early 20th century, Michael Collins (Liam Neeson) leads the Irish Republican Army with the help of his friends Harry Boland (Aidan Quinn) and Eamon de Valera (Alan Rickman), in a violent battle for Ireland's independence from Britain. But, when he fears the defeat of his revolution, Collins negotiates a treaty with the British, deeming him a traitor to the IRA. When he receives orders to murder his friends, Collins must decide where his loyalties lie.

Admission costs $5.