Shooting for Socrates (2014)

SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also follows the lives of passionate football supporter Arthur and his son Tommy from East Belfast. The lead up to a momentous day in the life of a young boy (his 10th birthday) mirrors the build up to the big day for the Northern Ireland football team as they play the greatest match of their lives.

Directing:
  • James Erskine

Writing:
  • James Erskine

Stars:
Release Date: 2014-07-11
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  • Country: IE
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 92
Conleth Hill
Conleth Hill
Jackie Fullerton
Nico Mirallegro
Nico Miralleg...
David Campbell
John Hannah
John Hannah
Billy Bingham
Art Parkinson
Art Parkinson
Tommy
Richard Dormer
Richard Dorme...
Arthur
Stephen Hagan
Stephen Hagan
Phil Hughes
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