A PAINFUL COMMEMORATION
by Paul Butler
Before turning his mind to 9/11 with this year’s well-made but flawed United 93, British writer director Paul Greengrass attempted what, to me at least, seems a much braver feat.
Bloody Sunday, released in 2002 and now widely available on DVD, was an attempt to lay one particular ghost (TO REST) that looms large between British and Irish culture. In the words of executive producer Jim Sheridan "Bloody Sunday is a story the Irish can’t forget and it’s a story the British don’t want to remember."...