(From Belfast Telegraph)
Byline: David McKittrick
A lacerating look at life in modern Ireland has been provided by the distinguished film-maker John Boorman, whose latest movie has been described as "dark, doom-laden and relentlessly dystopian".
The just-released film, A Tiger's Tail, has taken some aback by its apparently pitiless depiction of the less desirable aspects of life in an Irish Republic made prosperous by the economic boom known as the "Celtic Tiger". Boorman, an Englishman in his seventies who has lived near Dublin for more than 30 years, has declared: "I'm getting at the dark underbelly of Ireland." While the Celtic Tiger has …