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Bossanova Blues

UK, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Kieran J Walsh

This film depicts the lifestyle of three Irish youths living m England It is a lifestyle com­mon to many young Insh people hvmg in Eng­land today The story was influenced by the cases of the 'Guildford Four*, the 'Birmingham Six' and the 'Winchester Three' and gets its influence from the accused men's amusing activities precedmg their arrest. (KeironJ Walsh)

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