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Shooting for Socrates (2014)

07/11/2014 (IE) ComedyDrama 1h 32m

Divided by conflict...united by a dream

Overview

Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup, Shooting for Socrates tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also follows the lives of passionate football supporter Arthur and his son Tommy from East Belfast. The lead up to a momentous day in the life of a young boy (his 10th birthday) mirrors the build up to the big day for the Northern Ireland football team as they play the greatest match of their lives.

  1. James Erskine

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Hannah

    John Hannah

    Billy Bingham

  2. Conleth Hill

    Conleth Hill

    Jackie Fullerton

  3. Richard Dormer

    Richard Dormer

    Arthur

  4. Art Parkinson

    Art Parkinson

    Tommy

  5. Ciarán McMenamin

    Ciarán McMenamin

    Sammy McIlroy

  6. Nico Mirallegro

    Nico Mirallegro

    David Campbell

  7. Bronagh Gallagher

    Bronagh Gallagher

    Irene

  8. Paul Kennedy

    Paul Kennedy

    Pat Jennings

  9. Chris Newman

    Chris Newman

    Norman Whiteside

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Shooting for Socrates
Shooting for Socrates

Status Released

Original Language English

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