Titanic Town
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Roger Michell directed this British drama based on Mary Costello's autobiographical novel about a Belfast housewife and peace activist. During early '70s conflicts in Northern Ireland, Bernie McPhelimy (Julie Walters) and her family move into a Catholic neighborhood in a West Belfast town famed as the location of the Titanic's construction but now a battlefield of bullets, tanks, and helicopters. When one of Bernie's old friends is trapped in a crossfire and killed, she attends a women's peace group but finds their approach ineffectual. Despite the resentment of her family,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 84%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Titanic Town has a few too many quiet moments, most of which go nowhere in particular."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
"Brings to the fore the day-to-day horrors of a Northern Ireland family forced to cope with British occupation better than any other I can remember."
‑ David N. Butterworth, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"A handsome and convincing picture of a region and people in turmoil."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"Conveys the complexity of "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland and the bravery of one woman who tries to make a stand for peace."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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