Michael Collins

Directed by Neil Jordan

A different version of the period covered in THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY and one that Loach vehemently rejects. MICHAEL COLLINS was made by Irish writer and filmmaker Neil Jordan on a big budget and was seen by mass audiences due to its Hollywood stars.

Neil Jordan’s depiction of the controversial life and death of Michael Collins, the ‘Lion of Ireland’, who led the IRA against British rule and founded the Irish Free State (Eire) in 1921.

Languages:
English

Duration:
132 minutes

Country of origin:
Great Britain, Ireland and USA

Year of production:
1966