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Irish film

The Guard (2011)

Seedy Ireland: another McDonagh captures the screen John Michael McDonagh's feature directing debut is a tongue-in-cheek Irish police story about tracking down drug traffickers that favors its eccentric, rather unscrupulous hero, a pudgy…

The Guard (2011)

The Guard is a lads movie. A Guy film par excellence. Dark, engaging, facetious, profane. Striking a chord with men who like their heroes hard boiled, self deprecating, hedonistic but above all authentic. The kind of film that evokes the…

The Guard (2011)

From the team that brought you 2008's In Bruges, The Guard graced opening night of the festival with its UK premiere. Sgt. Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) of the Galway Garda is introduced robbing the corpse of a car crash victim and availing…