Deborah Ross

Manipulative and sentimental but also affectionate: Belfast reviewed

Kenneth Branagh presses the buttons so deftly I welled up exactly as I was supposed to – at least three times

Lewis McAskie as Will, Catriona Balfe as Ma, Judi Dench as Granny, Jamie Dornan as Pa, and Jude Hill as Buddy in Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast. Credit: Rob Youngson / Focus Features

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