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Five Minutes of Heaven

Synopsis

The past is never dead – in fact it isn’t even past.

Since the outbreak of Peace, Northern Ireland wrestles with the question of how to forgive the seemingly unforgivable.

Five Minutes of Heaven traces the lives of two Ulstermen; one a murderer, the other the brother of the man he killed. Since 1975 both men have lived in dread of encountering the other. One, Alistair (Neeson), feels he dare not ask forgiveness, the other, Joe (Nesbitt), feels incapable of giving it.

But when they do eventually meet, something extraordinary happens - something that will change their lives forever.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Features
Running Time
90 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Oliver Hirschbiegel
Producer
Paul Trijbits
Co-Producer
Paul Trijbits
Editor
Hans Funck
Screenwriter
Guy Hibbert
Director of Photography
Ruari O' Brien
Production Designer
Mark Lowry
Principal Cast
Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marcina

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Production Company

Big Fish Films

Ruby Films
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London WC1X 9AW
UK

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