The general

15 yrs 119 minutes 1998 7.2

The general is the real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill. Together with his accomplices, Cahill carried out a large number of brazen robberies, raking in a total of over $60 million. For over twenty years he fascinated the Irish people and was admired for his kind heart, while driving the law mad. But when the IRA tires, the noose tightens.The film was multiple awarded and received, among other awards, the award for Best Director at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Biography, crime, drama
Director: John Boorman
Actor: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Jon Voight
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
Language: English