Kevin Cullen's St. Patrick's Day film picks
The Troubles (Early)
Michael Collins stars (from left) Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, and Aidan Quinn in this 1996 film about Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, who worked to establish Ireland as a free state in the 1920s. The film was nominated for two Oscars for cinematography and music.
Also in this category: "The Informer" (1935), "Odd Man Out" (1947), a nd "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" (2006).