One Man's Hero

Though director Lance Hool lacks the visual imagination historical epics demand, he manages the basics of relating a stirring, true-life anti-war tale that contrasts the quixotic nature of heroism with the practical side of patriotism. Set in the 1840s, the film examines the consequences of the US Army's practice of importing and training Irishmen fleeing...read more

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Though director Lance Hool lacks the visual imagination historical epics demand, he manages the basics of relating a stirring, true-life anti-war tale that contrasts the quixotic nature of heroism with the practical side of patriotism. Set in the 1840s, th… (more)

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