One of the stars of Michael Collins, Aidan Quinn is going to attend the 20th Anniversary celebration of the movie at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival this month. Quinn played Harry Boland in Neil Jordan’s definitive film charting Ireland’s struggle for independence.
Aidan Quinn said:
“I’m thrilled to be a part of honoring this remarkable film. It was an absolute privilege to work on and with this extraordinary group and remains one of my favorite film making experiences.”
The film will have its 20th Anniversary Premiere on Saturday, February 20th at The Savoy Cinema on O’Connell Street, also attended by Director Neil Jordan and Cinematographer Chris Menges, followed by an on stage Q&A hosted by Harry McGee. The celebration will also be attended by some of the extras who took part in the film.
Michael Collins will be available for the first time on Blu Ray from March 4th in a 20th Anniversary Edition re-mastered with the addition of a new specially recorded Intro and Commentary by director Neil Jordan. This edition will also be available on DVD.
Michael Collins will be released nationwide in cinemas in a new digital format from March 18th. The Dublin International Film Festival runs from February 18th to 28th.
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