The Run of the Country
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The Run of the Country
One of two 1995 films from British director Peter Yates that shared strong thematic and story similarities (the other was Roommates), this drama intertwined political and generational conflict for an unusual tale of teen romance in Ireland. Albert Finney stars as a policeman in a tiny, boring County Cavan village just south of the border between northern and southern Ireland. Nothing much happens there, and the sergeant prays for one murder that he can solve and make himself famous. His real concern, however, is that his relationship with his 18-year-old son Danny (Matt Keeslar) has been… More
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