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United Kingdom - Political Animal

Cinema is about telling human stories and the politics need to be in the back." Those words may come as a surprise from Salford-born director Pete Travis, whose last two feature films are powerful political dramas.In 2004, his debut feature, Omagh, followed a family in the aftermath of the 1998 Real IRA bombing in Northern Ireland. The film received high critical acclaim and scooped a Bafta TV award for best drama (it was not released theatrically in the UK) and won best ...

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