"Jaysus, what did you expect?"

Peter Lennon in the Guardian recalls the smothering in Ireland, by “church and state”, of his controversial 1968 film “Rocky Road to Dublin”, now fully restored and to be screened in a double-bill with a ‘making of’ documentary this Saturday at the Cork Film Festival, and contrasts the reaction here to that of the French in the revolutionary ambience of Paris 1968.

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