Ryan's Daughter

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Ryan's Daughter ★★½ 1970 (PG)

Irish woman (Miles) marries a man she does not love and then falls for a shellshocked British major who arrives during the 1916 Irish uprising to keep the peace. Not surprisingly, she is accused of betraying the local IRA gunrunners to her British lover. Tasteful melodrama with lots of pretty scenery that goes on a bit too long. 194m/C VHS, DVD . GB Sarah Miles, Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Trevor Howard, Christopher Jones, Leo McKern; D: David Lean; W: Robert Bolt; C: Frederick A. (Freddie) Young; M: Maurice Jarre. Oscars '70: Cinematog., Support. Actor (Mills); Golden Globes '71: Support. Actor (Mills).