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Terry George
Born December 20, 1952 (age 66)
Terence "Terry" George (born 20 December 1952) is an Irish screenwriter and director. Much of his film work (e.g. The Boxer, Some Mother's Son, and In the Name of the Father) involves "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland.
He was nominated for two Oscars: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (1993; In the Name of the Father), and Best Writing, Original Screenplay (2004; Hotel... full bio
The Promise
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 13min
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Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris.
Hotel Rwanda
[2004]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 1min
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Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Reservation Road
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 42min
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The lives of two families change forever after a fatal tragedy takes place on Reservation Road.
Stand Off
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 29min
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The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.
The Shore
[2011]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Drama, Short | 29min
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The story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty five years later they are reunited.
Some Mother's Son
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 1h 52min
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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.
A Bright Shining Lie
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, War | 1h 58min
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True story of Army man John Paul Vann, whose military success provided him the fulfillment he never found in his personal life.
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