A Quiet Day in Belfast

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A Quiet Day in Belfast
A Quiet Day in Belfast VideoCover.jpg
Directed byMilad Bessada
Produced byMilad Bessada
Written byplay Andrew Dalrymple
screenplay Jack Gray
StarringBarry Foster
Margot Kidder
Music byGreg Adams
Eric N. Robertson
CinematographyHarry Makin
Edited bySimon Dew
Twinbay Media International
Distributed byAmbassador Film Distributors
Release date
17 May 1974 (Canada)
Running time
88 minutes

A Quiet Day in Belfast is a 1974 Canadian drama film set in Northern Ireland and starring Barry Foster, Margot Kidder and Sean McCann. British soldiers battle the Provisional Irish Republican Army in early 1970s Belfast. The film was based on a play by Andrew Dalrymple and was filmed in Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland.



Margot Kidder won Best Performance by a Lead Actress at the Canadian Film Awards in 1975. The film was also a nominee for Best Feature Film, but did not win.[1]


  1. ^ "Best-film showdown: 11 vie for all-Canadian honours". Ottawa Journal. October 3, 1975. p. 39. Retrieved March 28, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. Free to read

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