Belfast (2021)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama, Political Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 12, 2021 (USA - Unknown), Nov 12, 2021 (USA)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Synopsis by Jinko Labitag

It is 1969 and 9-year-old Buddy (Jude Hill) finds his peaceful life disturbed as a national conflict is starting to brew in Northern Ireland: unionists and loyalists—mostly Protestants—want the country to remain within the United Kingdom, while nationalists and republicans—mostly Catholics—are campaigning for the country to join a united Ireland. As the tension between these two opposing forces escalates, he and his family must decide whether to stay, or move somewhere safe. Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

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Ireland, nationalism, political-conflict, working-class, youth-culture