Titanic Town Synopsis
A Belfast housewife (Julie Walters) becomes a peace activist.
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73
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Director Roger Michell ("Persuasion," "Notting Hill") has made his finest film to date.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Mother's peace crusade ennobles Irish Town.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A tense, intelligent and sober film.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
She (Walters) may be working with old news, but she shores up this shaky film with a heart the size of an ocean liner.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Violence ignites her passion, dividing her Belfast family.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Michell treats the Irish troubles of the 1970s with clear-eyed compassion, and Walters's performance ranks with her best.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
As solid as the earth, rich as a good meal and sometimes funny as hell.
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
So understatedly good.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Well worth seeing for Walters, whose comic and dramatic gifts are showcased to very entertaining effect.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
Capably made but simplistic story.
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Rated NR