The Commitments

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Musical

This typically slick but largely enjoyable Alan Parker offering is the story of the rise and demise of a young Irish soul band. As with his earlier film, FAME, Parker has attempted to capture the infectious energy of popular music; and as with his previous feature, MISSISSIPPI BURNING, the director has taken on an alien culture (this time that of the working-class,...read more

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00:37 — Energized chronicle of poor but talented Dublin kids who join forces to start a 1960s rhythm'n'blues band. Solid performances, dramatically and musica (more…)
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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This typically slick but largely enjoyable Alan Parker offering is the story of the rise and demise of a young Irish soul band. As with his earlier film, FAME, Parker has attempted to capture the infectious energy of popular music; and as with his previous… (more)

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