Jimmy's Hall | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | November 19, 2015
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Very well performed by the entire cast. Does not sink into easy-caricatures. Bears a message that takes a bit of translation but still works
genre Drama | History
synopsis In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
lead actors Barry Ward | Simone Kirby | Jim Norton | Andrew Scott | Brían F. O'Byrne | Francis Magee | Karl Geary | Shane Cullen | Paul Fox | Sorcha Fox | Aisling Franciosi | Denise Gough | Aileen Henry | Seamus Hughes | Martin Lucey | Chris MacManus | Conor McDermottroe | Mikel Murfi | Shane O'Brien | Chelsea O'Connor | John O'Dowd | Donal O'Kelly | Rebecca O'Mara | Seán T. Ó Meallaigh | Stella McGirl | John Cronogue | Michael Sheridan | Diane Parkes | Padraig Fallon | Anna Crossley | Róisín Judge | John McCarrick | Hugh Gallagher | Colm Gormley | John Colleary | Joe Lafferty | Tom Colsh
director Ken Loach