Michael Collins (1996)

Directed by
Neil Jordan

This is Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of this charismatic republican leader, from the Easter Rising to the Anglo-Irish War.

Known as the 'Lion of Ireland', Michael Collins led the IRA against British rule and founded the free Republic of Eire in 1921 and this is his life story.

Written by

Also known as "Día de la Libertad: La Historia de Michael Collins", "El Precio de la Libertad", "Michael Collins, el Precio de la Libertad", "Michael Collins: O Preço da Liberdade"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: UK/Ireland/USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Ian HartIan Hart...Joe O'Reilly
Image for Julia RobertsJulia Roberts...Kitty Kiernan
Richard Ingram...British Officer
Image for Liam NeesonLiam Neeson...Michael Collins
Image for Aidan QuinnAidan Quinn...Harry Boland
John Kenny...Patrick Pearse
Ronan McCairbre...Thomas McDonagh
Jer O'Leary...Thomas Clarke
Michael J. Dwyer...James Connolly
Martin Murphy...Cap. Lee-Wilson
Image for Alan RickmanAlan Rickman...Eamon de Valera
Sean McGinley...Smith
Gary Whelan...Hoey
Frank O'Sullivan...Kavanagh
Image for Stephen ReaStephen Rea...Ned Broy