The Truth Commissioner :- Watch The Truth Commissioner on Youtube on Fire,A tight well scripted drama about a truth commissioner appointed to chair a South African style truth commission in Northern Ireland. Very compelling drama.A novel that explores the concept of social justice in a moving search for personal and societal truth.As Northern Ireland leaves behind a period of bitter violence, part of the continuing peace process focuses on how best to come to terms with the suffering of the past. David Park illustrates how one solution might take shape by inventing a fictional truth commission, modeled on South Africa’s TRC. Revolving around the lives of four men who are uncomfortably bound together in this communal search for healing, “The Truth Commissioner “chronicles the Commission’s first hearing, that of Connor Walshe, a fifteen-year-old Irish Catholic boy who disappeared and whose fate has remained a mystery. Three men are called to testify: Francis Gilroy, a newly appointed government minister and former IRA leader; retired policeman James Fenton, who recruited Connor as an informer; and Danny, ne Michael Madden, then an eighteen-year old IRA volunteer, who had fled to America, only to be called back to Belfast to testify fifteen years later. Henry Stanfield, of Irish Catholic and English Protestant parentage, presides over the hearing. Selected for his neutrality, Stanfield is forced into the historic web of lies, and the truth, which is shaped by the four men’s different pasts, remains as elusive as ever. An important novel from post-Troubles Northern Ireland, “The Truth Commissioner “is as gripping as it is insightful and powerfully reveals a shared humanity that transcends the bitter divisions of history.
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Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 26 February 2016 (Ireland)
IMDB Rating : 65/100
Director: Declan Recks
Stars : Roger Allam, Barry Ward, Conleth Hill