Shooting for Socrates (2014)

Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup, Shooting for Socrates 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
themoviedb icon 6.5/10
  • Country: IE
  • Language: English | Español
  • 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
Ciarán McMenamin
Ciarán McMena...
Sammy McIlroy
Bronagh Gallagher
Bronagh Galla...
Irene
Paul Kennedy
Paul Kennedy
Pat Jennings
Aaron McCusker
Aaron McCuske...
Gerry Armstrong
Barry Ward
Barry Ward
Jimmy Quinn
Patrick Buchanan
Patrick Bucha...
Alan McDonald
Frankie McCafferty
Frankie McCaf...
Derek the Kit Man
Gerard Jordan
Gerard Jordan
Albert Kirk
Chris Patrick-Simpson
Chris Patrick...
Spud
John Travers
John Travers
Frankie
Maggie Cronin
Maggie Cronin
Landlady
Sergio Mur
Sergio Mur
Socrates
Julia Dearden
Julia Dearden
Mrs. McIlroy
Allan Gildea
Allan Gildea
Christopher's Dad
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