How do you imprint a memory onto celluloid? Kenneth Branagh attempts to answer that question with his latest film, Belfast, based on his own memories of growing up as a young boy during the Troubles in 1960s Northern Ireland. Kevin is joined once again by Chris Williams of We’re Watching Here to examine whether Branagh succeeds. Together they discuss the performances from heavyweights like Judy Dench and Ciaran Hinds, the black-and-white cinematography, and the religious undercurrents of the film’s conflict. Are the Oscar aspirations for Belfast justified?


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