Original title: Anton
Production: Fox Glove Films; i4i Productions
Country: Ireland
Director: Graham Cantwell
Script: Anthony Fox
Photography: Fergal O’Hanlon
Music: Anna Rice
Cast: Gerard McSorley; Anthony Fox; Laura Way; Andy Smith; Cillian Roche; Griet van Damme; Ronan Wilmot
Year: 2008
Duration: 92
Genre: Action
Color: Color
Original language: English
Languages available: English
Subtitles: English
Keywords: based on a true story, basado en hechos reales, IRA, terrorism, terrorismo


 This epic drama based on true events tells the story of Anton a young Irishman returning home to his loving wife Maria and his family after five years at sea. In his absence the troubles in Northern Ireland have worsened and his childhood friend Brendan (Andy Smith), persuades him that he must join the cause and fight the British. Very soon he is involved in a brutal murder, but when he tries to abandon the cause, his comrades won’t allow it. Whether he likes it or not there is no way back and no way forward.


Nominated for 3 IFTA, Irish Film and Television, Awards, in 2009: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Film (Gerard McSorley); Best Director of Photography (Fergal O'Hanlon); and, Best Original Score (Anna Rice)

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