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The General (1998)

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2.5 out of 10 Ok of a movie
Marie from Sligo, 14 Jun 2011
Was expecting a bit more of Brendan in this film, had the story but the acting wasnt great
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Brendan Gleeson stars as Martin Cahill, the leading Irish criminal of the 1980s. A protean figure, Cahill was a man of extraordinary intelligence, obsessive secretiveness, and vicious brutality who was never stopped by the Irish police despite having pocketed more than $60 million of other people's money. He was also capable of generosity to those in need and exuded a contagious joie de vivre that made him a hero to Ireland's poor and working-class population. Born into poverty...

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