|I Went Down 1997 R, 107 min.|
Director: Paddy Breathnach
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Peter Caffrey, Tony Doyle, David Wilmot, Donal O'Kelly, Antoine Byrne, Michael McElhatton, Joe Gallagher, Liam Regan
Recently released from prison, Git Hynes (Peter McDonald) gets into a fight with gangsters and, as a result of his actions, owes the crime boss Tom French (Tony Doyle) a favor: take Bunny Kelly (Brendan Gleeson) along to snatch Frank Grogan (Peter Caffrey) out of enemy hands and bring him back to French. BUT Grogan is a reluctant passenger on the return trip and tries to play Hynes against Kelly and vice versa.
|Kidnapped 1995 TV, 185 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Ivan Passer
Cast: Armand Assante, Brian McCardie, Patrick Malahide, Gerry O'Brien, Michael Kitchen, Brian Blessed, Adam Blackwood, Brian McGrath, Des Braiden, Antoine Byrne, Catherine Byrne, Alan Stanford, Michael James Ford, Dave Duffy, Luke Hayden
This is an excellent rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of the adventures of David Balfour (Brian McCardie) and his friend Alan Breck (Armand Assante). David tries to regain his Scottish nobleman birthright in late 18th-century England.
|Oliver Twist 1997 TV, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Tony Bill
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Elijah Wood, David O'Hara, Alex Trench, Antoine Byrne, Olivia Caffrey, Anthony Finigan, Eileen Colgan, Maria Charles, Des Braiden, Eilish Moore, Lisa Dwan, Conor Evans, A.J. Kennedy, Jeffrey O'Toole
This is another good TV filming of the oft-told tale of the orphaned Oliver (Alex Trench). The excellent cast includes Richard Dreyfuss as the dastardly Fagin and contributes to the story of Oliver's life on the streets of London as part of a thieving gang.
|1. I Went Down (1997)|
2. Kidnapped (1995)
3. Oliver Twist (1997)
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