2021 Drama

Buddy is a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'Belfast' is a bittersweet wonderland of memory

Buddy (Jude Hill) lives in a working-class community in '60s Belfast, watching 'Star Trek' on television, reading comics in the street, and playing with his friends. His father (Jamie Dornan) works in England and comes home sporadically, while his mother (Caitríona Balfe) and his grandparents (Judi Dench and Ciarán Hinds) help to raise him. However, as tensions in the city begin to rise, Buddy begins to view his world in a different light...

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