FILM : Commitments, The
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Commitments, The 1991 Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle, Dave Finnegan, Bronagh Gallagher, Félim Gormley, Glen Hansard, Dick Massey, Johnny Murphy, Kenneth McCluskey, Andrew Strong County Dublin (Ireland)
Director : Alan Parker   Production Company : Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Dirty Hands Prods.  Region : IRELAND

The story of the tumultuous rise and fall of a Dublin Soul band.

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The Commitments [DVD]

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Commitments, The - To strange looks, the saxophonist tells the kids that he's black and he's proud.
Commitments, The

commi031. To strange looks, the saxophonist tells the kids that he's black and he's proud.

Commitments, The - After Jimmy finds a hall to practice in, a Volkswagen Pick-up brings the pianist into the story. Smithfield with King Street North crossing the background.
Commitments, The

commi032. After Jimmy finds a hall to practice in, a Volkswagen Pick-up brings the pianist into the story. Smithfield with King Street North crossing the background.

commi032n. Re-development and wall art. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

Commitments, The - Steven Clifford (Michael Aherne) plays along as the pick-up turns from the main road. Friary Grove off Smithfield.
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commi033. Steven Clifford (Michael Aherne) plays along as the pick-up turns from the main road. Friary Grove off Smithfield.

commi033n. With no piano accompaniment. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

Commitments, The - The action cuts back to the northern estates. Ballymun in Dublin 9, an estate built in the 1960s that mainly featured blocks of flats including seven high rise towers along with subways, deprivation, vandalism and drugs.
Commitments, The

commi034. The action cuts back to the northern estates. Ballymun in Dublin 9, an estate built in the 1960s that mainly featured blocks of flats including seven high rise towers along with subways, deprivation, vandalism and drugs.

Commitments, The - Jimmy asks directions. All of the high rise blocks on the estate were demolished between 2004 and 2015.
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commi035. Jimmy asks directions. All of the high rise blocks on the estate were demolished between 2004 and 2015.

Commitments, The - The band's manager enters a tower block to find Bernie.
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commi036. The band's manager enters a tower block to find Bernie.

Commitments, The - After Derek gets electrocuted during the bands first appearance, the bassist is dropped off on the way home along with Jimmy and Outspan. Looking onto Rutland Street Lower and Rutland Row from the top of the steps at the west end of Bella Street in Dublin 1.
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commi037. After Derek gets electrocuted during the bands first appearance, the bassist is dropped off on the way home along with Jimmy and Outspan. Looking onto Rutland Street Lower and Rutland Row from the top of the steps at the west end of Bella Street in Dublin 1.

commi037n. Taken from the top of the steps as this access to Bella St is now blocked. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

Commitments, The - Jimmy gives a downhearted Derek and Outspan a pep talk after the band’s first gig. The end of Bella Street in Mountjoy with Rutland Street Lower in the background.
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commi038. Jimmy gives a downhearted Derek and Outspan a pep talk after the band’s first gig. The end of Bella Street in Mountjoy with Rutland Street Lower in the background.

commi038n. Taken from distance to allow a view of the steps. Hoarding now blocking access. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

Commitments, The - The congregation leave church after mass. John Street West in Dublin 8 with John’s Lane church in the background.
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commi039. The congregation leave church after mass. John Street West in Dublin 8 with John’s Lane church in the background.

commi039n. Very unlikely to be re-developed in the forseeable future. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

Commitments, The - Imelda and Natalie talk about the other band members. Looking towards the junction of John Street West and John’s Lane West in Merchants Quay.
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commi040. Imelda and Natalie talk about the other band members. Looking towards the junction of John Street West and John’s Lane West in Merchants Quay.

commi040n. Now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-10-2017)

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